Recipe

Pumpkin mash

Take a break from traditional potato mash with this simple and delicious pumpkin mash, perfect alongside a tender steak, pork cutlets, or atop a hearty shepherd's pie.

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
Pumpkin Mash

Ingredients

Pumpkin mash
  • 1.2 kilogram piece queensland blue pumpkin, peeled, seeded, chopped coarsely
  • 40 gram butter, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • whole nutmeg

Method

Pumpkin mash
  • 1
    Steam or microwave the pumpkin until tender; drain well.
  • 2
    Mash the pumpkin and butter in a large bowl until smooth. Stir in chopped chives; season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Grate a little nutmeg over pumpkin mash.

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