Cheese and onion mash recipe

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Add some cheese and onion to your mash recipe for a delicious taste. This side dish is simple and easy-to-make. The kids will love it.

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  • healthy
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories400 Kcal20%
Fat16 g23%
Saturated Fat11 g55%

Add some cheese and onion to your mash recipe for a delicious taste and creamy texture. This side dish is simple and easy-to-make weilding a 4 person portion in only 30 minutes. The kids will love it as it has so much more flavour than regular mash, and a better alternative to salty store bought chips.


  • 1kg potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 150g Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 8 spring onions, trim and chopped
  • 6tbsp milk




  1. Put potatoes in a pan with just enough water to cover. Bring to boil, cover and simmer for 20 mins. Drain well. Meanwhile grate cheese chop spring onions.
  2. Add a large knob of butter to the pan, along with all but a handful of spring onions. Fry them for 1 min, then add milk and put potatoes back in.
  3. Warm through and mash well. Season and stir in most of the cheese.
  4. Serve sprinkled with the rest of the cheese and onions.
Jessica Dady
Food Editor

Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 12 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies