Smoked salmon & celeriac dauphinoise

Smoked salmon & celeriac dauphinoise

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(22 ratings)

Ready in 2 hrs, including 1½ hrs in the oven

Easy

Serves 6
Based on a traditional Swedish dish, this rich potato bakes works well with smoked salmon or gravadlax

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition:

  • kcal328
  • fat25g
  • saturates15g
  • carbs13g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre3g
  • protein14g
  • salt2.17g
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Ingredients

  • 1 lemon, juice only
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 1 small celeriac, about 650g/1lb 7oz, peeled and quartered
    Celeriac

    Celeriac

    sell-air-e-ak

    The unsung hero of the vegetable world, knobbly, odd-shaped celeriac has a subtle, celery-like…

  • 2 medium baking potato, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 x 125g packs smoked salmon
  • small handful fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 284ml carton double cream

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to fan 180C/conventional 200C/gas 6. Pour the juice of one lemon into a large bowl. Slice your celeriac into pieces about the thickness of a £1 coin, tossing them into the lemon juice as you go, then add the potato slices.

  2. In a large ovenproof dish, layer the celeriac and potato with the slices of salmon, sprinkling with your small handful of chopped dill, 1 chopped onion and drizzling a little cream over each layer. Season with a little salt and lots of pepper at each stage. You should have three layers of potatoes and celeriac sandwiching two of salmon, onion and dill. Finish with the remaining cream.

  3. Cover the dish with foil and place on a tray. Bake for 45 minutes, then remove the foil and bake for another 30-40 minutes until bubbling and the top is crispy and golden. Test that the vegetables are cooked by inserting a skewer or small knife – it should push in easily. If you like, you can flash it under a hot grill to get the top layer really crispy. Leave to cool slightly then serve straight from the dish with a crisp green salad and some chilled white wine.

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Frantic Flapjack
4th Dec, 2016
5.05
This was absolutely lovely and great for a winter's evening. Great tasting and very easy to cook.
leza4949
19th Nov, 2015
5.05
This is very tasty. I'm not a confident cook and never cook with celeriac as the smell is quite strong but the celeriac really added to this dish and gave it great flavour. I put in the whole pot of cream. Cooked it ten minutes less than suggested as it was obviously ready. Simple to make and used up the smoked salmon in the fridge. Will definitely make this again.
melanjoy
6th Aug, 2015
5.05
I reduced the recipe so it was just enough for one and had it for dinner, it was lovely. I used all celeriac. Lovely flavours and I'd cook it again if I ever have celeriac to use up.
ahrb
11th Mar, 2015
5.05
This is delicious and can easily be cooked earlier in the day and reheated when you are ready to eat it or left in the oven to keep warm- you'll struggle to over cook it. A great meal for times you have lots of people over and want to spend more time with them than in the kitchen.
kapatu
5th Mar, 2014
5.05
Easy, delicious and low calorie... What more does one want...!!! I cubed the celeriac and sliced the potatoes but also used more celeriac and only one potato which was great. Lovely combination of flavors. A keeper!!!
lburey
3rd Nov, 2013
I make this dish with half fat creme fresh and it tastes amazing
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katycooks
16th Sep, 2013
This is pretty time-consuming so I am glad I used a mandolin to slice the potatoes and celeriac (I also thinly sliced the onion with the mandolin instead of chopping it). Followed the recipe exactly as it is otherwise, and the results were excellent. Very tasty indeed.
katysimpson
11th Jun, 2013
5.05
STUNNING!!
clarelydon
5th Mar, 2013
This was creamy & dreamy, plus it tastes decadent. An easy meal to make, impressive to eat. I served it with some broccolli and it was delicious. Mine cooked in exactly the time stated.
jmc123
12th Jun, 2012
5.05
This was very easy to make and very delicious. The sweetness of the cream and celeriac was similar to the effect of gravalax sauce with the salmon. I reduced the amounts slightly as there were only 2 of us but increased the amount of cream to make sure the veg had something to cook in. Ready in the time stated and I used a knife to cut the pots and celeriac [even though I have a mandolin]. Great for a mid week supper but tasty enough for a dinner party A definite keeper. 10/10.

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Mee
16th Dec, 2014
Can I freeze this dish once the salmon has been frozen previously?
lindafletcher12...
17th Dec, 2013
Can I use un smoked salmon for this recipe?
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goodfoodteam
18th Dec, 2013
Hi Linda,You can use unsmoked salmon if you like - slice it thinly and use as in the recipe. It will change the flavour but will still be good.
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