Sprout & spring onion champ

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
Try an updated version of mashed potatoes with greens by trying out Brussels sprouts, spring onions, nutmeg and a healthy knob of butter

  • Prep:25 mins
    Cook:20 mins
  • Serves 8
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 230
  • fat 12g
  • saturates 7g
  • carbs 24g
  • sugars 5g
  • fibre 5g
  • protein 6g
  • salt 0.5g


  • 1kg potatoes (King Edward or Maris Piper work well), cut into chunks
  • 100g butter, plus extra for serving
  • bunch spring onion, sliced
  • 400g Brussels sprouts, halved and finely sliced
  • 400ml milk
  • good grating of nutmeg


  1. Put the potatoes in a large pan of salted water, cover with a lid and bring to the boil. Simmer for 15 mins or until cooked through. Drain and leave to steam-dry for 5 mins.

  2. Heat the butter in a large pan, add the spring onions and cook for 3 mins, stirring regularly. Tip in the Brussels sprouts and cook for a further 8 mins until soft. Add the milk and warm through for 1 min more.

  3. Tip the potatoes back into their pan, mash, then add the milk and sprout mixture. Add the nutmeg, season and stir.

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