Mackerel Starter Tartine Recipe with Beetroot and Cucumber

Mackerel, beetroot and cucumber tartine

  • serves 2
  • Easy

This Scandinavian inspired open-sandwich makes the best filling lunch with healthy oily fish and is quickly ready in just 15 minutes



  • peppered smoked mackerel 200g
  • cucumber ¼, seeded and diced
  • golden caster sugar 2 tsp
  • cider vinegar 2 tbsp
  • dill 1 tbsp, chopped
  • Dijon mustard 1 tbsp
  • pumpernickel or other brown bread 2 slices, lightly toasted
  • beetroot 2, sliced


  • Step 1

    Remove the skin from the mackerel and discard. In a small bowl mix the cucumber with 1 tsp sugar, 1 tbsp vinegar, dill and season. In another bowl, mix the mustard and remaining sugar and vinegar. Spread the mustard mixture on each slice of bread. Top with the beetroot and flaked fish. Spoon over the relish and serve with extra salad if you like.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 485
  • Fat 31.5g
  • Carbs 28.7g
  • Fibre 1.5g
  • Protein 23.4g
  • Salt 2.93g