Jansson's Temptation (Swedish Potato and Anchovy Casserole)

Recipe by Engrossed
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • In a large skillet cook the onions in 2 tbsp of the butter over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until they are golden.
  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • In a buttered 2 1/2- 3 quart shallow baking dish (13x9 works well), layer 1/3 of the potatoes, 1/2 of the onions, 1/2 of the chopped anchovies, salt and pepper to taste, 1/3 potatoes, 1/2 onions, 1/2 of the chopped anchovies, salt and pepper to taste, last third of potatoes.
  • Drizzle the top of potatoes with the reserved oil from the anchovy can (about 2 tbsp.) and dot them with the remaining 1 tbsp of butter cut into bits.
  • Bake the casserole on the middle rack for 10 minutes.
  • Pour 3/4 cup of the cream over the potatoes and bake the casserole for 20 minutes more.
  • Pour the remaining cream over the casserole, reduce heat to 300, and bake for 30 minutes more or until the potatoes are tender.
  • Great served with anything that goes well with a potato side dish.