Smoked Salmon on Potato Cakes

bord bia smo sal on pot cakes

Very good, easy to prepare starter, potato cakes can be made ahead and reheated

 Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 450g cooked, mashed potatoes
  • 75g flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablesp. scallions, finely chopped
  • Salt, pepper and nutmeg
  • 50g butter, melted
  • 125 ml soured cream
  • 1 tablesp. dill, chopped
  • Salt and black pepper

To Cook

Mix the potato, flour, eggs, scallions, salt, pepper, nutmeg and half the butter. Mix well together and shape into 12 small potato cakes. Heat the remaining butter in a non-stick pan and then cook the potato cakes until browned on each side. The cakes can be served immediately or kept overnight in the fridge. 15 minutes before serving reheat in a hot oven.

Serving Suggestions

Mix the soured cream, dill and seasoning. Place a slice of smoked salmon on each potato cake and top with the cream mixture.

Warm Smoked Salmon with Spinach Dressing

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Ingredients

  • 8 slices smoked salmon
  • Mixed lettuce leaves, shredded

Dressing

  • 50g (2 oz) fresh spinach leaves
  • 100ml (4 oz) sunflower oil
  • 1½ tablesp. balsamic vinegar
  • ½ tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and black pepper

To Cook

Make equal-sized mounds of lettuce on four starter plate. Drape two smoked salmon slices over each mound. Blend or liquidise together the spinach, oil, vinegar and lemon juice. Season with salt and black pepper.

Warm each plate of smoked salmon in the hot oven for a minute. Pour dressing over and around the salmon mounds and serve.

Gerry Galvin
Drimcong House Restaurant,
Moycullen, Co. Galway

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Farm Fresh Tomatoes with Bubbly Kerrygold Cheddar Cheese

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Serves:  40 appetizers

Ingredients:
  • 40 large cherry tomatoes
  • 3 ounces (1/4-inch cubes) Kerrygold Aged or Reserve Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto
  • 1/4 cup crushed herb croutons
  • 1 tablespoon Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter, melted
Directions:

Heat oven to 450° F. Cut small piece off the bottom of each tomato to sit flat on baking sheet. With sharp knife cut top off each tomato; remove seeds with small spoon. Spoon pesto into tomatoes and top with Kerrygold Cheddar Cheese, dividing equally. Combine crumbs and butter and sprinkle over tomatoes. Bake 5 minutes or until bubbly. Serve warm.

Farm Fresh Tomatoes with Bubbly Kerrygold Cheddar Cheese

farm-fresh-tomatoes-with-bubbly-kerrygold-cheddar-cheese-hero

Serves:  40 appetizers

Ingredients:
  • 40 large cherry tomatoes
  • 3 ounces (1/4-inch cubes) Kerrygold Aged or Reserve Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto
  • 1/4 cup crushed herb croutons
  • 1 tablespoon Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter, melted
Directions:

Heat oven to 450° F. Cut small piece off the bottom of each tomato to sit flat on baking sheet. With sharp knife cut top off each tomato; remove seeds with small spoon. Spoon pesto into tomatoes and top with Kerrygold Cheddar Cheese, dividing equally. Combine crumbs and butter and sprinkle over tomatoes. Bake 5 minutes or until bubbly. Serve warm.

Farm Fresh Tomatoes with Bubbly Kerrygold Cheddar Cheese

farm-fresh-tomatoes-with-bubbly-kerrygold-cheddar-cheese-hero

Serves:  40 appetizers

Ingredients:
  • 40 large cherry tomatoes
  • 3 ounces (1/4-inch cubes) Kerrygold Aged or Reserve Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto
  • 1/4 cup crushed herb croutons
  • 1 tablespoon Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter, melted
Directions:

Heat oven to 450° F. Cut small piece off the bottom of each tomato to sit flat on baking sheet. With sharp knife cut top off each tomato; remove seeds with small spoon. Spoon pesto into tomatoes and top with Kerrygold Cheddar Cheese, dividing equally. Combine crumbs and butter and sprinkle over tomatoes. Bake 5 minutes or until bubbly. Serve warm.

Farm Fresh Tomatoes with Bubbly Kerrygold Cheddar Cheese

farm-fresh-tomatoes-with-bubbly-kerrygold-cheddar-cheese-hero

Serves:  40 appetizers

Ingredients:
  • 40 large cherry tomatoes
  • 3 ounces (1/4-inch cubes) Kerrygold Aged or Reserve Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto
  • 1/4 cup crushed herb croutons
  • 1 tablespoon Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter, melted
Directions:

Heat oven to 450° F. Cut small piece off the bottom of each tomato to sit flat on baking sheet. With sharp knife cut top off each tomato; remove seeds with small spoon. Spoon pesto into tomatoes and top with Kerrygold Cheddar Cheese, dividing equally. Combine crumbs and butter and sprinkle over tomatoes. Bake 5 minutes or until bubbly. Serve warm.

Farm Fresh Tomatoes with Bubbly Kerrygold Cheddar Cheese

farm-fresh-tomatoes-with-bubbly-kerrygold-cheddar-cheese-hero

Serves:  40 appetizers

Ingredients:
  • 40 large cherry tomatoes
  • 3 ounces (1/4-inch cubes) Kerrygold Aged or Reserve Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto
  • 1/4 cup crushed herb croutons
  • 1 tablespoon Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter, melted
Directions:

Heat oven to 450° F. Cut small piece off the bottom of each tomato to sit flat on baking sheet. With sharp knife cut top off each tomato; remove seeds with small spoon. Spoon pesto into tomatoes and top with Kerrygold Cheddar Cheese, dividing equally. Combine crumbs and butter and sprinkle over tomatoes. Bake 5 minutes or until bubbly. Serve warm.