Cheese & chive mash with bacon

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
A simple and warming mashed potato dish with added crispy bacon, a complimentary match for pork dishes

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 345
  • fat 13g
  • saturates 7g
  • carbs 43g
  • sugars 2g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 16g
  • salt 1.09g


  • 1kg floury potatoes such as King Edward, cut into similar-sized chunks
  • 4 rashers streaky bacon, chopped
  • 100ml milk
  • 100g mature cheddar, grated
  • pinch grated nutmeg
  • small bunch chives, finely chopped


  1. Put the potatoes in a large pan of salted water, bring to the boil and simmer for 15 mins or until completely tender. Drain well. Meanwhile, fry the bacon until crisp.

  2. Mash the potatoes until smooth, then stir through the milk, cheese, nutmeg, bacon pieces and half the chives. Season, then sprinkle over the remaining chives to serve.

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