Swedish Vegetarian Janssons Temptation

This dish from Sweden is a casserole originally done with potatoes, sprats, cream, breadcrumbs & cream but we are doing this time, is the vegetarian Janssons Temptation. The original dish is actually a part of Swedish Christmas meal.

For making this dish, you need to boil sliced potatoes in milk & cream and then bake with fried onions & capers, enjoy a perfect gratin or casserole, Try this and savor the taste of a buttery & creamy delicious dish.

Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –

Prep Time       Cook Time        Total Time          Yields

10 mins               10 mins                 20 mins           6 Servings


Potato – 400 grams (sliced)

Onion – 1 medium (sliced)

Capers – ½ cup (picture enclosed)

Milk – 1½ cup

Whipping cream – 1 ½ cup

Butter – 3 tablespoon

Salt per taste

Breadcrumbs – 1 tablespoon


  • Boil milk & cream in a saucepan and cream and add potatoes with salt, boil till potatoes are soft & tender.
  • Heat butter in a pan and fry onions.
  • Preheat oven to 250°F (120°C).
  • Mix the capers with potatoes and onions and transfer to a baking dish, sprinkle & put a layer of breadcrumbs on top of it and add 2 tablespoons of butter.
  • Bake at high for 10 minutes on top till the gratin turns golden in color.

Note: Serve the warm baked perfect casserole dish as a part of regular meal or as a Christmas meal along with your choice of breads, Bon Apatite!

Happy Cooking!!

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