Cheese and onion mash

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  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

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Woman's Weekly recipe Add some cheese and onion to your mash recipe for a delicious taste. This side dish is simple and easy-to-make. The kids will love it.


  • 1kg potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 150g Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 8 spring onions, trim and chopped
  • 6tbsp milk


  1. Put potatoes in a pan with just enough water to cover. Bring to boil, cover and simmer for 20 mins. Drain well. Meanwhile grate cheese chop spring onions.
  2. Add a large knob of butter to the pan, along with all but a handful of spring onions. Fry them for 1 min, then add milk and put potatoes back in.
  3. Warm through and mash well. Season and stir in most of the cheese.
  4. Serve sprinkled with the rest of the cheese and onions.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
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  • Calories 400(kcal)
  • Fat 16.0g
  • Saturates 11.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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