Ghackets and Hörnli are a real Swiss classic. Maybe it’s similar to the US Mac and Cheese. The simple recipe with minced beef and homemade apple sauce is quickly prepared.
Bring all ingredients to a boil, cover and cook until soft for 10-15 minutes. Remove the cinnamon, puree the apples with the liquid and let cool.
Heat the butter in a frying pan. Fry minced meat in portions for approx. 3 min., Take out. Steam the onions, carrots and celery briefly in the same pan, briefly steam the tomato puree. Pour in the wine and stock, add the bell pepper, bay leaf and meat. Bring the sauce to the boil, cover and simmer for approx. 30 minutes. Add thyme, season the sauce.
Cook the hornli al dente in the salt water, drain’ Spread the applesauce in small bowls. Arrange the hornli and Ghackets meat on plates, sprinkle with cheese, garnish.
I am an amateur chef and expat. Thank to my work i had the opportunity to travel a lot an work in different countries. Born in Switzerland, son of a German and living in Costa Rica. My biggest cooking Idol is my Grandma and my mom who though me to cook when i was a Teenager.Read More