Carrot and swede mash

Nutritious and delicious, Tamasin Day-Lewis's colourful mash couldn't be simpler to prepare
By Tamasin Day-Lewis
Carrot and swede mash
  • Rating:
  • Serves: 4-6
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

Main

  • 500 g carrots, cut into chunks
  • 500 g swede, cut into chunks
  • salt
  • freshly grated nutmeg
  • freshly ground black pepper

Method

1. Put the carrots and swede in a large saucepan of salted water. Bring to the boil, then cover and simmer briskly for about 20 minutes until soft.

2. Drain in a colander set over a bowl. Reserve the water and put the vegetables in a warm serving bowl.

3. Pour a little of the water into the vegetable bowl and start to mash.

4. Once you have mashed the carrot and swede to your preferred texture, add a little freshly grated nutmeg and black pepper to taste and mix in gently.

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