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Soured cream and chive mashed potatoes recipe

Soured cream and chive mashed potatoes recipe

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This make ahead mashed potatoes recipe is your perfect go-to mash for topping pies, switching up your Sunday roast or making fishcakes. It only requires three ingredients, with soured cream making it healthier and creamier and chives adding a burst of flavour. Enjoy immediately, or freeze for another time. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 189 calories / serving
  • Freezable
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free


  • 800g Maris Piper potatoes, cooked
  • 75ml soured cream
  • 10 chives, snipped
If you don't have sour cream, use crème fraîche or yogurt

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    4g 6%
  • Saturates

    2g 12%
  • Sugars

    2g 2%
  • Salt

    0.3g 5%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 35.4g Protein 4.6g Fibre 3.3g


  1. Mash the potatoes. Once smooth, stir the cream and chives; season.
  2. Once cool, freeze in a well-sealed bag or container. Defrost overnight in the fridge, then reheat in a pan with a splash of milk or cold water.

How to use:

– Use to top a batch of mince for cottage or shepherd’s pie
– Serve with roast chicken for a twist on your Sunday roast
– Use to make fishcakes.

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Freezing and defrosting guidelines

In order to enjoy optimum flavour and quality, frozen items are best used within 3 months of their freezing date. For more tips on freezing and defrosting food, read our article Love Your Freezer.

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