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Mashed Potatoes Recipe    

Veg  HT  ACC  30mins

Serves 4     Hot Vegetarian Vegetables Accompaniment Gluten Wheat Free Eggless

675g/1˝lb Potatoes
50g/2oz Butter
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste


1. Peel the potatoes, cut into large chunks, place in a large pan of water and bring to the boil over a high heat.

2. Add some salt, reduce the heat slightly and cook for about 20 minutes until tender.

3. Drain the cooked potatoes in a colander very well then return to the saucepan over a low heat, allow them to dry out a little more then mash with a potato masher until there are no lumps.

4. Add the butter and pepper to taste and mix well with a wooden spoon.

Variations: You can add extra ingredients once the potatoes have been mashed such as:-
Freshly chopped chives
Fried chopped onions
Grated Cheese
Cooked bacon bits


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Key techniques required to make this recipe


Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

Freeze/Make ahead


Tips, Options and Substitutions


Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife

Chopping Board


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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