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New potatoes are in season so if like me you are starting to enjoy the wonderful full flavour of potatoes you have grown yourself, why not try them in this delicious creamy new potato salad.

Ingredients

500 g new potatoes, scrubbed and halved
1 tbsp half fat creme fraiche
1 tbsp low-fat mayonnaise
1 red onion, finely chopped
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp freshly chopped chives
salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. Place the new potatoes in a pan of lightly salted boiling water. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until tender then drain and allow to cool
  2. In a bowl mix together the remaining ingredients and carefully stir in the potatoes
  3. Season to taste and enjoy a taste of summer!

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 Salmon & Cream Cheese Mash

Ingredients

  • 500g medium Winston or Majestic potatoes, diced
  • 100g low-fat soft cheese
  • 75g smoked salmon, thinly sliced
  • Handful of fresh chives, chopped

Method

  1. Boil the potatoes for 8-10 minutes until tender, drain and return to the pan
  2. Mash with the soft cheese, adding a dash of milk and a little butter
  3. Stir in the salmon and chives, season to taste. Serve immediately

Champ

Ingredients

  • 100g spring onions sliced
  • 100g butter
  • 900g mashing potatoes such as King Edward or Maris Piper
  • 150 ml full fat milk
  • Extra butter for serving

Method 

  1. Put the spring onions and milk in a small pan and heat to boiling. Take off the heat and leave
  2. Peel and chop the potatoes and boil until tender
  3. Drain and mash the potatoes with the butter until no lumps are left. Reheat the milk and the spring onions, then gradually beat this into the potatoes, mixing well with a wooden spoon to make the potatoes fluffy. Season well and serve.

 

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