Find loads of recipe ideas for mashed potatoes, including garlic mash, leek and mustard mashed potatoes, slow cooker mash, colcannon and so much more.
Looks similar to colcannon, but champ is native to the North of Ireland. It's made by blending spring onions with creamy mashed potatoes. Great on its own, served steaming hot with extra butter which will melt through it. But it's also the perfect side dish for good quality sausages.
These garlic mashed potatoes are rich and very tasty! For a creamier texture, use cream in place of the milk. These are also terrific topped with chopped spring onions.
About the only dish in my house that gets the whole family licking the plate clean. (Even my fussy 3-year old!) Simple and delicious.
There are so many types of pesto available now; choose basil, sundried tomato, coriander or porcini pesto - depending on the main dish. By simply adding one tablespoon of pesto to boiled potatoes then mashing, it adds a delicious alternative with a hint of colour to the usual mash....and guess what.....the kids just love it too! You could also add some sundried tomatoes and top with a little grated Cheddar and black pepper.
You can make side dishes in your slow cooker, too! These slow cooker mashed potatoes make it easy, especially for parties or special occasion dinners. You can use creme fraiche instead of soured cream.