Mashed Potato Sauce

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Appears in
Fabulous Food

By Gary Rhodes

Published 1997

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For this potato dish, you will only need 450 g (1 lb) of cooked, mashed potato with nothing added. The ‘sauce’ literally just melts in the mouth and will go with so many dishes. I recommend serving it with Slow-honey-roast Duck.


  • 450 g (1 lb) Mashed Potatoes (above)
  • 150 ml (¼


Warm the cream.

Season the potato with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Work the butter into the potato to give it a richer consistency.

Pour the warmed single cream a little at a time and work until you have a good, soft, dropping and spreading consistency. Check the seasoning and the ‘sauce’ is ready. If the ‘sauce’ is made in advance, when re-heating it, you may well find it will hav