Potato & Chickpea Mash

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Apples for Jam

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2010

  • About

If you have some cooked chickpeas left over from something else, this is a great nutritious way to serve them to the small ones of our world. If you need to be a bit more spontaneous, just use tinned chickpeas. You can serve this with an extra drizzle or so of olive oil if you like.


  • 400 g(14 oz) potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 250 ml(9


Boil the potatoes for 20–25 minutes in salted water until they are soft. Heat the milk and butter in a small pan until the butter melts. Heat the olive oil, garlic and sage in a saucepan over medium heat until you can smell the garlic. Add the chickpeas and sauté for a few minutes so that the flavours of the garlic and sage mingle with the chickpeas. Remove the garlic and sage. Purée the chickp