Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin

  • 5MINS
  • 40MINS
  • 264KCAL

This slimming-friendly Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin is an indulgent meal but still great if you’re calorie counting or following Weight Watchers!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories264
  • Carbs35g
  • Protein5g
  • Fat0.5g
  • Saturates0.1g
  • Sugars3g

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This slimming friendly Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin is an indulgent meal but still great if you’re calorie counting or following Weight Watchers. It’s a fresh spin on smoked haddock with cheese sauce, and it would go really well with some freshly steamed vegetables.

The mashed potato topping for this gratin is creamy and fluffy without using any milk, butter or cream, but you will need a good electric potato masher to do this. They’re a great tool to have in the kitchen as they often come with many attachments – giving you lots of tools in one!

What diets is this Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin suitable for?

This Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin recipe is suitable for gluten free diets.

Please do double check the ingredients of your chosen fish in sauce however, as brands can vary.

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin recipe?

  • You need to count 8 Points per portion of this Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 8 Points per portion of this Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 3 Points per portion of this Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin?

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You should be able to pick up some smoked haddock in cheese sauce from the supermarket. If not, you could make your own cheese sauce and combine with a piece of smoked haddock.

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You’ll need is a good masher for the potato, which is the key to creamy fluffy potato without milk or butter. You can pick one up on Amazon.

How many calories are in this Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin?

There are 264 calories per portion in this Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

Calorie amounts may vary based on your chosen brand of fish in sauce, so please do double check.

This Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Peel the potatoes and chop roughly.

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Step 2

Place in a pan of salted water and cook until they are are soft.

Step 3

Whilst waiting for the potatoes to cook, cook the fish according to the instructions on the packet.

Step 4

Mash the potato, season and stir in the chopped chives.

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Step 5

Put the spinach in the bottom of an ovenproof dish, then place the cooked fish and sauce on top.

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Step 6

Pipe the potato around the outside, leaving a gap in the middle.

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Step 7

Sprinkle the cheese in the gap and top with the chopped spring onion.

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Step 8

Then either place under the grill or in a hot oven until the cheese is melted and the potato is golden brown.

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How do you know when Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin is cooked?

Cook the fish according to the packet instructions.

Then place the gratin either under the grill or in a hot oven until the cheese is melted and the potato is golden brown

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.

How long can you keep Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin in the fridge?

Once you’ve put it out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.

If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin?

Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

  • Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
  • Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.

Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!

How do I reheat Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin?

From chilled: Place in a microwave proof container with loosely fitting lid and heat for 4-7 minutes until piping hot.

From frozen: Allow to defrost, and heat covered in the microwave for 3-5 minutes then stir. Cook for a further 5-7 minutes until piping hot.

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Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin

This slimming-friendly Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin is an indulgent meal but still great if you’re calorie counting or following Weight Watchers!
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • Cook Time
    40 MINS
  • KCals 264
  • Carbs 35G
WW Points
  • 8 Green
  • 8 Blue
  • 3 Purple

Ingredients

  • 1 pack smoked haddock in cheese sauce
  • 400 g potatoes
  • 1 tbsp fresh chives finely chopped
  • 1 spring onions chopped
  • 1 big handful spinach
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 40 g reduced fat cheddar

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Instructions

  1. Peel the potatoes and chop roughly.
  2. Place in a pan of salted water and cook until they are are soft.
  3. Whilst waiting for the potatoes to cook, cook the fish according to the instructions on the packet.
  4. Mash the potato, season and stir in the chopped chives.
  5. Put the spinach in the bottom of an ovenproof dish, then place the cooked fish and sauce on top.
  6. Pipe the potato around the outside, leaving a gap in the middle.
  7. Sprinkle the cheese in the gap and top with the chopped spring onion.
  8. Then either place under the grill or in a hot oven until the cheese is melted and the potato is golden brown.

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Jan BrownWednesday 2nd May 2018

Can this dish be frozen

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mandy ThomasFriday 17th November 2017

Hi I had this for tea tonight it was quick,simple and delicious thank you x

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Elaine GuySaturday 22nd July 2017

where can I get the smoked haddock from please

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    KateWednesday 26th July 2017

    Hi Elaine
    As mentioned in the article you can pick up The Saucy Fish Co Smoked Haddock with a Vintage Cheddar & Chive Sauce from 180 Sainsbury’s stores nationwide.

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Wendy allamMonday 17th July 2017

Can anyone tell me ware to bye this fish from please

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