Potatoes cooked in bay-infused milk

Potatoes cooked in bay-infused milk

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 20 mins


Serves 6
The ultimate Sunday lunch side dish, these creamy potatoes add a powerful herbal note to the table

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal334
  • fat20g
  • saturates12g
  • carbs33g
  • sugars9g
  • fibre2g
  • protein8g
  • salt0.5g
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  • 100g salted butter
  • 1kg small salad potato, scrubbed of their skins



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

  • 6-8 bay leaves, fresh or dried
  • about 850ml/1½ pt full-fat milk



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


  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan and throw in the potatoes and some seasoning. Colour gently all over for 10 mins or so.

  2. When the potatoes are nicely golden, add the bay leaves and milk, making sure potatoes are covered. Gently simmer for 20 mins until the potatoes are cooked through. Turn off the heat and leave to infuse in the milk until ready to serve. Drain and serve.

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3rd Jan, 2016
Didn't work. The potatoes remained hard, even though they were cut into small pieces and the flavour of bay leaves became overpowering.
17th May, 2012
Really nice combination went down a treat.
25th May, 2011
A beautiful way to cook your new pots - creamy and fresh taste that everyone noticed...
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