Haricot bean & truffle mash

Haricot bean & truffle mash

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(1 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 20 mins


Serves 8

Give your mash a bit of texture with humble haricot beans and a hint of luxury with an optional splash of truffle oil

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal432
  • fat22g
  • saturates12g
  • carbs51g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre7g
  • protein10g
  • salt0.14g
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.


  • 2kg floury potato, such as Maris Piper, peeled and halved



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

  • 2 x 400g tins haricot beans, drained and rinsed
  • 300ml single cream
  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 3 tbsp truffle oil
  • freshly grated nutmeg



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


  1. Boil the potatoes in salted water until tender, about 15 mins. Drain, replace the lid on the pan, then shake to break the potatoes up a bit. Add the beans, cream, butter and 2 tbsp truffle oil, then mash together well. Season liberally with salt, pepper and a good pinch of grated nutmeg, and drizzle with the remaining truffle oil.

You may also like

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
3rd Mar, 2014
delicious mash and worked perfectly with the feta crusted lamb! although I would recommend blitzing the beans before adding to the potatoes, took me ages to get it all smooth! I will be cooking this again. I added porcini and truffle infused oil and it worked very well.
Be the first to ask a question about this recipe...Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved...
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.
Want to receive regular food and recipe web notifications from us?