"The name for this British dish means "mixed together" - rumbled, and "bashed together" - thumped. This is a meatless main course but can also be served as a vegetable dish along with meat."
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  • Slice the potatoes thickly and boil in salted water.
  • Once cooked, drain and mash.
  • Slice the cabbage and steam or boil gently in salted water, do not over cook!
  • Melt the butter in a heavy bottomed pan and cook the onions or leeks.
  • Once they are all completely soft, add the cooked potatoes and cabbage.
  • Add a little cream, season to taste and beat together.
  • Place the mixture in an oven safe dish, cover with shredded sharp cheddar cheese and place under a hot broiler to brown.
  • Garnish with chives and serve.
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  1. mammafishy
    My husband and I really liked this! I frizzled my cabbage and onions. Basically sauteed them with butter and olive oil till wilted and slightly carmelized about 10 minutes. Mixed as directed and broiled. Delicious!
  2. Janis120
    This is delicious on its own or as a side dish, when i lived in Scotland, this was a staple that we ate often,
  3. der_misanthrope
    Made this for St. Paddy's day, I think I put too much cabbage in it. We liked it but were a little unsure as to weather we'll make it again. Thanks for the recipe.
  4. Fionnros
    This was extremely easy and on the healthy side. I ended up using Chedder/Horseradish cheese. And I have to say the flavor in the cheese was the highlight. It can use some pick me up on flavor, but easily remedied. This is an Awesome side dish. Though lacked as a main course. No matter what I'm keeping this one, Thanks Mille
  5. Nisa4709
    This is a wonderful easy recipe,I made it a little while earlier having come back home from classes and too tired to prepare a full meal. This was so easy and hit the spot , everyone loved it, I personally liked mine with a dab of my favorite chilli sauce, This is just lovely

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