Royal Blue Potatoes Mash

Royal Blue Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes Mash with caramelised onionsPotatoes - Washed Royal Blue

Are featured this week. Whether you’re topping a shepherd’s pie, a lentil pie or eating fish, sausages or schnitzel mashed potatoes are warming filling food for these cold nights. Royal Blue Potatoes make a creamy mash.  To make your mash go further boil a mix of sweet potatoes and royal blues.

Caramelise onions

If you’ve time caramelise onions in a frying pan on the stove. Flavour these with a pinch of dried thyme and some freshly chopped parsley and pop the lot on top of the potatoes.


Royal Blue Potatoes Mash
Quick after school meal. Gives them the carbs they need until dinner.
Cuisine: Home Cooking
Serves: 4
  • 1 kg of Royal Blue Spuds, cubed into 1 cm squares
  • 500-700 grams peeled sweet potatoes cubed into 1 cm squares
  • ½ a cup of milk, soy milk or other milk
  • ¼ cup of sour cream or yogurt (Country Valley is ideal). (If you are lactose intolerant or cooking for the lactose intolerant leave out this step.)
  • 60gms of butter or margarine or cold pressed virgin olive oil
  • Salt, pepper and a small grating of fresh nutmeg to taste.
  • A generous pinch of cinnamon
  1. Both potatoes and sweet potatoes in a saucepan cover the potatoes with water and cook for 15-20mins on the stove until done. Put a lid on the saucepan and turn it to a simmer/low boil
  2. Drain off the water and mash the potatoes using a masher.
  3. Mash in the milk, and other ingredients.


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