Hot-smoked salmon & avocado open sandwiches

Hot-smoked salmon & avocado open sandwiches

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Takes 12 mins


Serves 2
A Scandinavian-inflused sandwich with fish, avocado, a horseradish cream, beetroot and dill

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal555
  • fat35g
  • saturates12g
  • carbs35g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre9g
  • protein25g
  • salt2g


  • 4 small thick slices dark grainy bread
  • 1 ripe avocado, stoned and peeled



    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

  • juice 1 lemon



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

  • 1 large cooked beetroot, diced



    A favourite in 1970s British salads (cooked and pickled in vinegar), beetroot is a root…

  • 140g hot-smoked salmon fillets, broken into chunks
  • 3 tbsp crème fraîche
  • 1 tbsp hot horseradish sauce
    Horseradish root on a wooden chopping board


    hors rad-ish

    Horseradish root is larger than an ordinary radish, and has a hot, peppery flavour.


  • 1 small onion, very thinly sliced



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

  • 2 tbsp chopped dill


  1. Toast the bread and put 2 slices on each plate. Mash the avocado with half the lemon juice and season well. Spread the avocado over each slice of toast, then lay the beetroot and salmon on top.

  2. In a small bowl, mix the remaining lemon juice with the crème fraîche and horseradish. Season and mix well to combine. Drizzle over the open-faced sandwiches. Top each slice of toast with a few onion slices and some chopped dill, and serve.

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jburton's picture
4th Jul, 2013
This looks amazing and we would love it, the only trouble is horseradish is one of the few things we don't really like, is there something else that could be used instead..?
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