Garlic & herb mash

Garlic & herb mash

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 20 mins


Serves 4
Make your mash healthier by adding half-fat crème fraîche instead of butter and milk. Boil garlic with the potatoes for added flavour.

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal212
  • fat3g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs41g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre5g
  • protein6g
  • salt0.4g
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  • 1kg potato, cut into large even-sized pieces



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

  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled, left whole
  • 4 tbsp half-fat crème fraîche
  • large handful of soft mixed herb, roughly chopped (we used chives and parsley)
  • splash of milk (optional)



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


  1. Boil the potatoes and garlic in salted water until tender. Drain, return to the pan and steam-dry for a few mins. Mash well, then stir through the crème fraîche, herbs and some seasoning, adding a little milk, if you like, for a softer consistency.

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14th May, 2015
Really good - used coriander and four cloves of garlic and it went down well. Not a big fan of mash but this is how I'll do it in future.
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