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Swede, Carrot And Potato Mash

I've never been a huge fan of swede (rutabaga), but this swede mash recipe actually had us all coming back for more. It's sweet, deliciously creamy and the pepper gives it a real kick. We're all looking forward to the arrival of our next swede!
 
 

Ingredients

Serves 4 as a side dish

1 medium / large swede (rutabaga)
3-4 medium pototoes
4-6 medium carrots
generous knob of butter (optional)
3 tablespoons milk (dairy or soya)
1 level teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
 

Method

  1. Peel the swede with a potato peeler. Cut into 2cm (1 inch) chunks.

  2. Peel or scrub the potatoes and carrots. Cut into chunks.

  3. Boil the vegetables for up to 20 minutes, until soft.

  4. Drain most of the water, leaving a few tablespoons in the pan.

  5. Add the milk and butter (if using). Mash well. Mix in the pepper.

 

Time From Cupboard-To-Table

25 mins
 

Notes & Variations on Swede, Carrot And Potato Mash

If you've got some spare onions, add one (peeled and sliced into quarters) to the other vegetables and boil.

Experiment with adding your favourite chopped herbs, just before serving.
 
 
 

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