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Janssens Temptation Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cathy Lennon (England)
Added: Friday, September 18, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 small onions (or to taste)
2lb (or thereabouts) potatoes
can of tuna in oil
three quarters cup (or thereabouts) single cream
small can anchovies
butter to dot and grease
(or if you don't like fish, just used grated cheese instead of tuna and bacon rashers instead of anchovies)

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to gas 7 (hot)
Grease a shallow casserole dish
Finely chop onions and soften in a frying pan with the oil drained from the can of tuna
Meanwhile peel and thinly slice the potatoes and place a layer on the base of the casserole
Add tuna to softened onions, stir and tip over the potato layer.
Add another layer of potatoes. Dot top with butter and lay strips of anchovies across it.
Put in oven 10 mins then remove and pour half the cream over it
Put in oven 15 mins and repeat above
Leave until done (takes 45 mins to an hour altogether)

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2-4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 mins
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is quite rich but if served with nice green vegetables, carrots etc you only need a small helping. The kids prefer it made with cheese and bacon and no onions!

 

 

 

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