Rumbledethumps Recipe

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serves:

6

Skill:

medium

Cost:

cheap

Prep:

20 min

Cooking:

40 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 252 kCal 13%
Fat 16g 23%
  -  Saturates 10g 50%

A traditional Scottish dish, Rumbledethumps is a variation on bubble and squeek but instead of frying leftovers the cabbage and mash are baked like a pie. First featured in Woman’s Weekly in 1982

Ingredients

  • 500g (1lb) cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1 large onion, peeled and finely sliced
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 60g (2oz) butter
  • 500g (1lb) mashed potato (use just over 500g/1lb potatoes, peeled, boiled and mashed, or use leftover mash)
  • 125g (4oz) mature Cheddar cheese, grated
  • You will also need
  • :
  • Large ovenproof dish, buttered

Method

  • Set oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6.

  • Mix cabbage, onion and seasoning in dish. Pour in 150ml (21⁄4 pint) water, and dot with butter. Spoon potato over evenly, then sprinkle with cheese.

  • Bake for 35-40 minutes until golden brown. Serve with sausages, if you like.

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