Mashed roots

Potatoes, carrots and swede make a heavenly match when served smooth with a little cream, butter and nutmeg

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:25 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 201
  • fat 6g
  • saturates 4g
  • carbs 33g
  • sugars 9g
  • fibre 7g
  • protein 4g
  • salt 0.2g


  • 3 large potatoes
  • 3 carrots
  • ½ swede
  • 25g butter
  • splash of milk or cream
  • good grating of nutmeg


  1. Cut the veg into similar-sized chunks. Tip into a pan of cold salted water, bring to a boil, cover, then cook for 15-20 mins until all the vegetables are tender.

  2. Drain, leave to steam-dry for a few mins, then tip back into the pan and mash with the butter, milk or cream, nutmeg and some seasoning. Keep warm until ready to serve.

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