Welsh-style potato purée


Welsh-style potato purée
A Welsh-style twist on the classic potato purée (posh mash!), with finely sliced leeks, cooked until just done to keep their lovely green colour.

This dish could be the main feature or served on the side with meat, for example.
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Last modified on: December 26th 2021

Keywords for this recipe:WalesPuréeMashed potatoMash
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19 min.6 min.25 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 15 min.
Welsh-style potato purée : Photo of step #1
Prepare 1 shallot and chop finely.

Prepare and finely slice 1 shallot.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
Welsh-style potato purée : Photo of step #2
Melt 30 g butter in a frying pan on medium heat. When good and hot add the chopped shallot.

Salt and pepper, then cook for 1 minute without colouring.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
Welsh-style potato purée : Photo of step #3
Add the sliced leeks and mix, but no more salt.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Welsh-style potato purée : Photo of step #4
Cook the leeks, stirring frequently, until just done, but still nice and green.

Salt only at the end of cooking.

Transfer to a plate (don't leave in the pan or they will continue cooking).

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Welsh-style potato purée : Photo of step #5
Reheat 750 g potato purée if it has been made in advance, then add the leeks.

Mix well and check the seasoning. Your Welsh-style potato purée is ready.
Remarks
If you don't have a shallot, use an onion.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge in a sealed container.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,885 Kcal or 7,892 Kj33 gr190 gr115 gr
94 %13 %18 %17 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
112 Kcal or 469 Kj2 gr11 gr7 gr
6 %1 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
471 Kcal or 1,972 Kj8 gr48 gr29 gr
24 %3 %4 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 3.52 €
  • Per person : 0.88 €

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Source
Home made.
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