Roast sweet potato, squash & garlic mash

Roast sweet potato, squash & garlic mash

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 45 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Roasting root veg really brings out the flavour, perfect for this warm comforting mash

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Vegetarian
  • Dairy-free

Nutrition:

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Ingredients

  • 1kg squash
  • 1kg sweet potato

    Sweet potato

    sweet po-tate-toe

    Sweet potatoes have a creamy texture and a sweet-spicy flavour that makes them ideal for savoury…

  • 2 bulbs of garlic, halved

    Garlic

    gar-lik

    Part of the lily, or alium, family, of which onions are also a member, garlic is one of the most…

  • 1 red chilli
  • 3 tbsp olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Peel and cut the squash and sweet potatoes into chunks. Divide between 2 roasting tins with the garlic and red chilli. Toss with the oil.

  2. Roast for 45 mins. Halve and deseed the chilli, then chop. Squeeze out the garlic and mash everything together. Season and drizzle with oil to serve. Great with roast chicken, chorizo, blue cheese.

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Comments (25)

nicolakilmartin's picture
5

Wonderful! The ultimate comfort food!

jowalden's picture
5

I only made this because I had some old sweet potatoes and half a squash malingering in the fridge - its delicious! Great with roast chicken.

amyratty's picture
5

Delicious! The chilli and garlic really gave this a kick.

fatmungo's picture

surely they mean cloves of garlic, not bulbs!!!? :)

drusilla's picture

I found this way too garlicky. Maybe one bulb would be enough?

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