Jansson's Frestelse ("Jansson's Temptation")


  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 3 Tablespoons butter or margarine, divided
  • 4 to 5 medium potatoes
  • 2 cans (2 ounces each) anchovy fillets (optional)
  • 1½ cups whipping cream


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Sauté the onions in 1 Tablespoon butter or margarine until soft.
  3. Peel potatoes and slice lengthwise thinly.
  4. Butter a baking dish and layer the potatoes, onions, and anchovies, finishing with another layer of potatoes. Spread remaining butter on top.
  5. Bake the dish, adding half of the cream after 10 minutes. Add the remainder of the cream after another 10 minutes.
  6. After 30 minutes reduce the heat to 300°F and bake for another 30 minutes.
  7. Casserole is ready when potatoes are soft. Serve immediately.
Serves at least 10 as an appetizer. To reheat, add a little more cream if dry.


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