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Onion Mashed Potatoes   HT  ACC 30mins


Serves 4   Hot  Vegetables  Pork  Accompaniment  Gluten Wheat free




900g/2lb Potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
6 rashers Streaky Bacon, chopped
6 Spring Onions, chopped
120ml/4fl.oz. Warm Milk
120ml/4fl.oz.  Crème Fraîche
Salt and Black Pepper





1. Place the potatoes in a large saucepan, cover with water, add some salt then bring to the boil and cook for 15-20 minutes  or until very tender.


2. Meanwhile, heat a frying pan until very hot, add the bacon and fry until browned all over. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.


3. Add the spring onions to the frying pan and  sauté over a medium heat until soft, but not brown. Return the bacon to the pan and mix well.


4. Drain potatoes and return to the rinsed out saucepan then add the milk, crème fraîche, salt and plenty of black pepper and mash with a potato masher until quite smooth.


5. Stir in the onion mixture and reheat over a medium heat, stirring, until piping hot. Serve immediately.



You can omit the bacon for a vegetarian alternative. Just fry the onion in a little butter.




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Key techniques required to make this recipe


Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

Freeze/Make ahead


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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife

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Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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