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Swedish smorgas with potato salad

The addition of apple to the salad is unusual but works well with the fish

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22 OCTOBER 2009

Ingredients (Serves 4)

For the potato salad

  • 500g potatoes, 1cm diced
  • 50g mayonnaise
  • 50g crème fraîche
  • 25ml double cream
  • ½ tbsp chopped dill
  • 1 eating apple, grated
  • ½ leek, finely sliced

For the Swedish Smörgås
  • Salad leaves 8 slices buttered crusty bread
  • 2 x Hot Smoked Salmon fillets, flaked
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped celery

Method
Boil the potatoes for 10-12 minutes or until tender, drain and allow to cool.

Meanwhile, mix together the mayonnaise, crème fraîche, cream and dill. Mix the potatoes with the apple and leek and stir in the mayonnaise mixture, stir well to coat and season to taste.

Place a little salad on each of the bread slices, top with some potato salad. Place smoked salmon on top and sprinkle over the chopped celery and a little chopped dill to garnish. Serve with extra potato salad.

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