Watercress mashed potato

Creamy mash laced with good-for-you greens makes for a simple, low-fat side that’s budget friendly too

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:25 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 189
  • fat 6g
  • saturates 4g
  • carbs 27g
  • sugars 2g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 6g
  • salt 0.2g


  • 650g floury potatoes, cut into chunks
  • 100ml milk
  • 25g butter
  • 170g bag watercress


  1. Cook the potatoes in a large pan of salted water for 15 mins or until tender. Drain well, then return to the pan to steam-dry for a few mins before mashing.

  2. Push the potatoes to one side and add the milk and butter to the other side of the pan. Heat gently until the butter melts, then stir into the potatoes with the watercress and some seasoning.

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