Vegetarian mains


Side Serves 4 30 min
Lighter than the traditional mash, this greens-loaded dish is creamy, warming and comforting. It's good with chicken or sausages. Stir in a teaspoonful or more or mustard for a bit more of a kick.


  • 500g potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • ½ green or white cabbage, shredded
  • 200g broccoli, cut into florets
  • 30g butter
  • 2 tbsp crème fraîche
  • salt and pepper


Prep time: 15 min
Cooking time: 15 min
  • Step 1

    Cook the potatoes in a pan of boiling salted water for about 10 minutes or until just tender.
  • Step 2

    Meanwhile steam or braise the cabbage and broccoli for about 4 minutes. Drain and keep warm. Drain the potatoes and return them to the pan.
  • Step 3

    Add the cabbage and broccoli. Season well, add a good knob of butter and lightly mash until just combined. Gently stir in the crème fraîche to serve.
  • Step 4

    Check the seasoning. Reheat gently if necessary, to serve.

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