Cheesy potato and spinach mash

Just up your regular mashed potato by adding cheese and spinach for an impressive Christmas side dish

  • 30 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Cheesy potato and spinach mash
  • 1 kilogram potatoes
  • 150 gram baby spinach leaves
  • 1 cup milk
  • 60 gram butter
  • 1 cup coarsely grated cheddar cheese


Cheesy potato and spinach mash
  • 1
    Peel potatoes with a vegetable peeler. In a large saucepan, place potatoes in enough cold water to cover. Heat pan on stove over high heat until water boils. Reduce heat to medium-high and gently boil, without a lid, for about 25 minutes or until potatoes are soft when tested with a fork or skewer. Drain potatoes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, coarsely chop spinach.
  • 3
    In a microwave-safe jug, microwave milk on high (100 per cent) for about 30 seconds or until hot.
  • 4
    Return potatoes to saucepan on low heat. Stir the potatoes for 1 minute to dry out. Remove from heat.
  • 5
    Add butter and milk to potatoes, and mash until smooth. Stir in spinach and cheese. Season.

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