Mashed Potatoes & Cauliflower With Ginger Scallion Pesto

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Mashed potatoes complimented by a simple Asian pesto. For an elegant finishing touch try adding pan-fried Chinese sausages or sliced mushrooms sauteed in butter just before serving.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, combine potatoes, cauliflower and salt with enough cold water to cover.
  2. Bring to a boil and cook until potatoes are easily crushed with a fork (15-20 minutes boiling).
  3. Drain and mash with butter and milk until smooth (use just enough milk to make the mixture smooth) (about 1 minute of beating with an electric mixer).
  4. Warm potatoes over medium heat for 1 minute.
  5. Add pesto, and stir well.
  6. Season to taste with salt and pepper; serve.
Most Helpful

I loved this! The pesto added such a lovely flavour. Thank-you!

piseag December 04, 2011