Garlic, basil & olive oil mash

Garlic, basil & olive oil mash

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 3
Boil whole garlic cloves with your potatoes then mash together with lean skimmed milk, fresh basil and a hint of extra virgin olive oil

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal324
  • fat8g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs57g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre4g
  • protein8g
  • salt0.6g
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Ingredients

  • 1kg King Edward or Maris Piper potato, peeled and cubed
    Potato

    Potato

    po-tate-oh

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

  • 5 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 100ml skimmed milk
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • small pack basil, chopped, reserving a few leaves to serve
    Basil

    Basil

    ba-zil

    Most closely associated with Mediterranean cooking but also very prevalent in Asian food, the…

Method

  1. Boil the potatoes and garlic in salted water until tender. Drain, return to the pan and steam dry for 1 min, then mash with the milk, oil and basil. Season and serve, scattered with a few basil leaves.

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esmall
19th Aug, 2015
5.05
This is easy and tastes great - lovely accompaniment to any roast.
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