Mashed Potatoes With Pesto

Mashed Potatoes With Pesto


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About this recipe: There's lots you can do to simple, rich mashed potatoes. I've added basil pesto but you can choose sundried tomato, coriander or porcini pesto. The kids just love it! You could also add some sundried tomatoes and top with a little grated Cheddar and black pepper.

Denise's Simple Yummies

Serves: 4 

  • 4 potatoes (or enough for a side dish for 2 adults and 2 small children)
  • a knob of butter
  • a dash of milk
  • 1 tablespoon of pesto

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:20min cooling  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Place the potatoes into a deep pan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, and cook until tender; about 10 minutes. Let cool.
  2. Drain, and mash with butter and milk to your desired consistency. Mix in pesto, and serve.

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