Yummy Cheese and Onion Mash recipe

A tasty vegetarian side dish that makes bland mashed potatoes a bit more interesting.


To make 1 serving

  • Potatoes 4
  • Milk 75 ml
  • Butter 1 tbsp
  • Cheese 2 inch block
  • Onions 2


  1. Peel and chop the potatoes then add the chopped potatoes to boiling water in a pan until well done, for approx 20-25 minutes
  2. Drain and empty the potatoes into a large suitable bowl. Then mash the potatoes together with a masher. Mash in milk and butter into the potatoes.
  3. Grate the cheese and fold into potato mixture, little bits at a time.
  4. In a frying pan heat a little bit of olive oil and fry the onions until golden brown. (approx 7 mins)
  5. Add to the mash mixture straight from the pan.
  6. Mix in salt, lots of pepper and then spoon into an ovenproof dish. Flatten with a fork/spoon.
  7. Sprinkle a small amount cheese on top of the flattened mash in the dish.
  8. Place in a pre-heated oven for 10-15 mins at Gas mark 6, Depending on how well you want it cooked.

Once cooked serve on a plate, goes well with a nice piece of crispy chicken, Although can go with almost anything that you like.

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