Celery Mashed Potatoes with Creamy Gravy

    Celery Mashed Potatoes with Creamy Gravy


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    About this recipe: This recipe is a great taste improvement on regular old mashed potatoes. The gravy is excellent.

    Serves: 5 

    • 5 large baking potatoes, peeled and cubed
    • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
    • 5 tablespoons diced celery
    • 5 tablespoons finely chopped onion
    • 4 tablespoons double cream
    • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
    • freshly ground black pepper to taste
    • 2 teaspoons butter
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons plain flour
    • 250ml chicken stock
    • 75ml double cream
    • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain.
    2. Meanwhile, melt 1 tablespoon butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Saute celery and onion for about 8 minutes, or until tender.
    3. To the cooked potatoes add the celery and onion, 2 tablespoons butter, 4 tablespoons cream, celery salt and ground black pepper. With an electric mixer on low, beat until desired consistency is reached.
    4. To make the gravy melt 2 teaspoons butter in a small saucepan. Add flour and cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Gradually whisk in chicken stock and cook over medium-high heat until thickened. Stir in remaining cream and onion powder; heat through.

    Onion powder

    Onion powder is available in Asian markets; in a pinch, try simply omitting it from the recipe.

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