Cheese & chive mash with bacon

Cheese & chive mash with bacon

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 4 - 6
A simple and warming mashed potato dish with added crispy bacon, a complimentary match for pork dishes

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal345
  • fat13g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs43g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre3g
  • protein16g
  • salt1.09g
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  • 1kg floury potatoes such as King Edward, cut into similar-sized chunks



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

  • 4 rashers streaky bacon, chopped
  • 100ml milk



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

  • 100g mature cheddar, grated
  • pinch grated nutmeg



    One of the most useful of spices for both sweet and savoury

  • small bunch chives, finely chopped


  1. Put the potatoes in a large pan of salted water, bring to the boil and simmer for 15 mins or until completely tender. Drain well. Meanwhile, fry the bacon until crisp.

  2. Mash the potatoes until smooth, then stir through the milk, cheese, nutmeg, bacon pieces and half the chives. Season, then sprinkle over the remaining chives to serve.

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1st Mar, 2012
Made this as a side dish for toad in the hole. Went down a treat, can't wait to make again.
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13th Nov, 2011
Mash potatoe with lots of flavour! Would definatly make again 10/10 !
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