Mid-week mash – creamy avocado mustard mashed potatoes

Bit low on veg at the moment, but I still have several avocados left. I’d been thinking about mash since I saw a shepherds pie pizza on the Get Scorned blog – http://comesconewithme.com/2013/09/17/the-art-of-shepherds-pie-pizza-recipe-more-from-the-bake-and-destroy-blogtour/ so it was only a matter of time before I got my spuds out.

Hastily slicing some Lady Balfour into a pan of lightly salted boiling water without bothering to peel them, I impatiently awaited the moment I could crush their gentle spirits, along with a nice ripe avocado, English mustard and a pinch of smoked sea salt.

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Once that was taken care of i hastily coated some slices of tofu in Marigold bouillon powder and smoked paprika and while those were pan-frying, sliced up a bit of cabbage and cooked it briefly with a bit of water, dash of cider vinegar and a few drops of soya sauce.

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May seem like a strange mix but it certainly hit the spot! I don’t usually add fat to mashed potato, generally liking it just mashed with a bit of the cooking water and some salt, pepper and mustard, but the avocado worked excellently, making this creamy, comforting and subtly tasty.

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4 Comments on “Mid-week mash – creamy avocado mustard mashed potatoes”

  1. virtualjess says:

    Oh man. Those potatoes look amazing. Avocado mashed on toast with a drizzle of marmite and a couple of grinds of black pepper is one of my favorite breakfasts. This has me thinking that these mashers would welcome a few lines of marmite over top. I can’t wait to make these!

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  2. I adore both potatoes and avocados. Pretty sure I would be addicted to these immediately.

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  3. justaboutveg says:

    I put avocado in everything, but never thought to try it with mashed potatoes. I bet that would make a good enchilada filling….Thanks for the inspiration!

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