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Soft creamy onions mixed with mashed potatoes are fabulous with lamb, belly pork or roast chicken. You can use chives instead of onions for Chive Mash.

Serves 4-6


450g potatoes, cooked and mashed with a generous dollop of butter and cream (keep hot)
2 onions, cooked in a little olive oil and butter with the lid on, for about 20-30 minutes until they are soft.



1. Mash the onions with a fork to soften them. Add to the hot potatoes, mashing well so the onions and potatoes melt into each other.

Cook's note
– You can add chives instead of the onions. Use about half a bunch, chop them finely and stir into the potatoes just before serving.

How to make mashed potatoes.

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