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Watercress mashed potato

Watercress mashed potato

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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Creamy mash laced with good-for-you greens makes for a simple, low-fat side that's budget friendly too

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal189
fat6g
saturates4g
carbs27g
sugars2g
fibre3g
protein6g
low insalt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 650g floury potato , cut into chunks
  • 100ml milk
  • 25g butter
  • 170g bag watercress

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the potatoes in a large pan of salted water for 15 mins or until tender. Drain well, then return to the pan to steam-dry for a few mins before mashing.

  • STEP 2

    Push the potatoes to one side and add the milk and butter to the other side of the pan. Heat gently until the butter melts, then stir into the potatoes with the watercress and some seasoning.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2012

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