Creamy herb & Parmesan mash

Creamy herb & Parmesan mash

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 20 mins


Serves 2
A luxurious twist on the comforting classic

Nutrition and extra info

  • Can be frozen without herbs
  • Vegetarian
  • Nut-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Egg-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal302
  • fat11g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs41g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre0g
  • protein14g
  • salt0.5g


  • 2 large floury potatoes, cut into large chunks



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

  • 150ml milk



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

  • knob of butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 25g parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), grated, or more if you like



    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…

  • handful chopped flat-leaf parsley and basil


  1. Boil potatoes in salted water for 15-20 mins until tender, then drain. Put the milk and butter in the pan, bring to the boil, add the potatoes, then mash until creamy. Stir in the cheese, season, then fold in the herbs.

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25th Dec, 2011
sure wish this picture was of the mash and not the meat
trinaz's picture
13th Dec, 2015
i have never seen brown mash before either!! Can't it get changed?!!??!
20th Oct, 2009
Did this to go with the Beef recipe recommended, and thought it was absolutely beautiful. I had never made mash using this method before (I had always mashed first and then added the yummy stuff), but this way is much better! And the parmesan and herbs really both add something. Will make again!
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