Gravadlax temptation

Treat yourself to the delicious flavors of our Gravadlax Temptation, a delicious treat that showcases the best of Swedish cuisine. Boasting a harmonious blend of velvety potatoes and succulent fish, this tantalizing dish is a culinary masterpiece that will leave your taste buds wanting more. Prepared with utmost simplicity, our recipe beautifully combines just five premium ingredients, ensuring an explosion of flavor in every bite. Discover the pure pleasure of this tantalizing dish that is guaranteed to satisfy even the most demanding palates. Treat yourself to a symphony of flavors and experience the true essence of Swedish culinary excellence.


  • 800g potatoes, an all-rounder like Maris Piper is ideal
  • 200g Gravadlax
  • 2 onions
  • 284ml carton of double cream
  • 150g milk

Preparation steps

  1. Peel the potatoes and cut them into very thin chips. This is easy with a mandolin; otherwise, slice thinly, stack and cut the stack into sticks. Place the chips in a bowl and cover with cold salted water.
  2. Cut the Gravadlax into wide strips.
  3. Chop onions finely.
  4. Melt a large piece of butter in a small pan, add the onion and fry for 5 minutes.
  5. Butter the inside of a 1.2 liter shallow ovenproof dish.
  6. Preheat the oven to 190°C/fan 170°C/gas 5.
  7. Drain the potatoes and spread one third over the dish. Season well.
  8. Scatter half of the gravadlax and onion over the top and cover with another third of the potatoes.
  9. Sprinkle over remaining gravadlax and onion.
  10. Cover with the remaining potatoes and season well.
  11. Heat the cream and milk in a small saucepan until simmering, then pour over the potatoes.
  12. Brush the top with butter and bake for 1 hour, until the potatoes are tender and the top is golden brown.
  13. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving with a green vegetable such as broccoli or snap peas.

Nutritional Information

630 43g 26g 42g 0g 3g 20g 2.69g

Equipment and tools

  • cutting board
  • Knife
  • potato peeler
  • Pot
  • grater
  • mixing bowl
  • baking pan
  • Oven

Allergen information

This recipe may contain the following allergens:

  • Gravdlax (contains fish)
  • Double cream (contains dairy products)
  • Milk (contains dairy products)

Storage and leftovers

To store leftovers, transfer the cooked Gravadlax Temptation to an airtight container and place in the refrigerator. It can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. When ready to eat, reheat in the oven until warmed through.

Health Benefits of Gravadlax Temptation

Gravadlax temptation is a delicious dish that not only pleases the taste buds but also offers several health benefits. This delicious recipe combines the goodness of potatoes, gravadlax, onions, cream and milk, creating a tantalizing treat that is both nutritious and flavorful.

Promotes heart health

Using Gravadlax in this dish is a huge boon for heart health. Gravadlax, also known as cured salmon, is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fats that have been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease. These healthy fats help lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation and prevent blood clots from forming, ultimately supporting a healthy cardiovascular system.

Rich in essential nutrients

As the main ingredient, potatoes are full of essential nutrients that contribute to overall well-being. They are an excellent source of vitamin C, which supports immune function and supports collagen production for healthy skin. Potatoes also provide potassium, a mineral that helps regulate blood pressure and maintain proper muscle function. In addition, potatoes contain fiber, which aids digestion and prevents constipation.

Onions, another key ingredient, add both flavor and health benefits to the Gravadlax temptation. They are a rich source of antioxidants, especially flavonoids and sulfur compounds, which have anti-inflammatory properties. Onions have been linked to a reduced risk of cancer, improved digestion and improved heart health.

Source of calcium and protein

The Gravadlax Temptation recipe contains both cream and milk, which contribute to the rich and creamy texture of the dish. These dairy products are excellent sources of calcium, an essential mineral that promotes healthy bones and teeth. Calcium also plays an important role in muscle function, nerve communication and blood clotting.

In addition, both cream and milk provide a good amount of protein. Protein is an important macronutrient needed for the growth, repair and maintenance of tissue in the body. Consuming an adequate amount of protein in your diet helps build muscle, supports immune function, and keeps you feeling full.

In conclusion, trying Gravadlax not only satisfies your taste buds but also provides various health benefits. With the omega-3 fatty acids from salmon, the essential nutrients from potatoes, the antioxidants from onions, and the calcium and protein content from double cream and milk, this dish is a healthy meal that will nourish your body in more ways than one.

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