Watercress mashed potato

Watercress mashed potato

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(0 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Creamy mash laced with good-for-you greens makes for a simple, low-fat side that's budget friendly too

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal189
  • fat6g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs27g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre3g
  • protein6g
  • salt0.2g
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.

Ingredients

  • 650g floury potato, cut into chunks
    Potato

    Potato

    po-tate-oh

    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • 100ml milk

    Milk

    mill-k

    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

  • 25g butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 170g bag watercress
    Watercress

    Watercress

    wort-er-cress

    With deep green leaves, and crisp, paler stems, watercress is related to mustard and is one of…

Method

  1. Cook the potatoes in a large pan of salted water for 15 mins or until tender. Drain well, then return to the pan to steam-dry for a few mins before mashing.

  2. Push the potatoes to one side and add the milk and butter to the other side of the pan. Heat gently until the butter melts, then stir into the potatoes with the watercress and some seasoning.

Ads by Google

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.

Comments (2)

riskyangie's picture

Have tried this recipe - lovely!

susiebonnie's picture

we have lots of land cress on our allotment so used this instead, delicious, what more can I say, and it makes a great bed for grilled meats.

Questions (0)

Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved…

Be the first to ask a question about this recipe…

Tips (0)

Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.

Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe…