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janssons frestelse recipe, Swedish christmas classic

Janssons frestelse recipe, Janssons temptation eaten at christmas
at the traditional Swedish julbord, or christmas table.

Serves four:

750 grams (1.6 pounds) firm Potatoes
1 can Anchovies or tinned Sprats, 75 grams (0.16 pounds)
2 Onions
3 dl (1.2 cups) Cream
1 tbs Bread Crumbs
3 tbs Butter

1. Peel the potatoes and the onions, then cut the potatoes in strips and slice the onions.

2. Fry the onions in butter until soft. Place the potato-strips in the bottom of a buttered oven proof tray, add ansjovis and onion and top with additional potato-strips.

3. Add half of the cream and about 2 tbs of the remaining liquid from the ansjovis over the potato mixture. Dust over the bread crumbs and the rest of the butter.

4. Bake in the oven for approximately 40 minutes at 200 celsius or 392 fahrenheit. After 20 minutes, add the rest of the remaining cream.

Serve at the julbord.