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Potato and celeriac mash recipe

Potato and celeriac mash recipe

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Who doesn't love a bit of mash? These light and fluffy mashed potatoes are the ideal accompaniment to your Christmas dinner See method

  • Serves 6
  • 5 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 221 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free


  • 1.2kg Maris Piper potatoes, peeled and cut into 2.5cm chunks
  • 500g celeriac, peeled and cut into 2cm chunks
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 75g 50% less fat crème fraîche
  • 50g pecorino, finely grated
  • 6 thyme sprigs, leaves picked, plus extra to serve
If you haven't got any Maris Pipers, try using King Edward potatoes

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    5g 7%
  • Saturates

    3g 15%
  • Sugars

    3g 4%
  • Salt

    0.5g 9%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 37.4g Protein 8.4g Fibre 3.3g


  1. Put the potato, celeriac and garlic in a large pan and cover with cold water. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 12-15 mins until tender. 
  2. Drain well, then season and pulse in a food processor (or mash) until puréed with the crème fraîche, pecorino and thyme. Sprinkle with extra thyme leaves to serve.
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