Bacon and Mint Mash

Bacon and Mint Mash

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  • Recipe difficulty: Easy
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  • Serves: Up to 6 people
  • Recipe course: Side dish

Serves 4-6 people
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 20 mins 

Method

  1. Cook the potatoes in a pan of boiling salted water for approx. 15-20 minutes, until tender. Drain thoroughly. Place in the bowl, fit the K-beater and beat on speed 3 for approx. 20 seconds, until mashed.
  2. Meanwhile heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the bacon for 5-10 minutes, until golden and crispy. Add the cream and butter and bring to the boil, stirring until butter is melted. Add to potatoes with the mint and pepper and beat on speed 2 for approx 20 seconds, until well blended. Scatter over mint leaves and serve immediately.

Ingredients

  • 1kg (2lb 4oz) maris piper, peeled
  • 15ml (1tbsp) olive oil
  • 6 rashers rindless smoked streaky bacon, roughly chopped
  • 142ml (5floz) double cream
  • 25g (1oz) butter
  • 1 x small packet fresh mint, chopped
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • mint leaves, to garnish

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