A great, simple base recipe for creamy mash potatoes that you can then tailor to your taste with olive oil, parmesan or mustard.


  • 1kg cream delight potatoes , unpeeled

  • 60g butter, chopped

  • 200ml hot milk or cream

  • Salt, pepper and grated nutmeg

  • Variations

  • Parmesan Mash - Add 50g finely grated parmesan cheese with the butter and milk in step 4.

  • Olive Oil Mash - Replace the butter with 1/3 cup olive oil.

  • Mustard & Sour Cream Mash - Add 1/3 cup sour cream and 1 tbs dijon mustard with the butter and milk in step 4.

  • Feta & Oregano Mash - Stir 100g crumbled feta, grated rind 1 lemon and 3 tsp dried oregano into the mash at the end of step 4.


  • 1.

    Place the whole cream delight potatoes in a large saucepan, cover with cold water. Cover and bring to the boil over high heat. Remove the lid, reduce heat to medium-high.

  • 2.

    Boil, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until the cream delight potatoes are tender when tested with a skewer. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the cream delight potatoes to a colander. Set aside for 5 minutes or until cool enough to handle. Use a small sharp knife to peel and discard the skins.

  • 3.

    Drain the water from the pan and return the cream delight potatoes to the dry hot saucepan. Shake the saucepan over low heat for 1-2 minutes to remove any remaining moisture from the cream delight potatoes.

  • 4.

    Use a potato masher to mash the cream delight potatoes. Add the butter and milk and mix with a wooden spoon until smooth. Season with salt, pepper and grated nutmeg. Serve.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 554kj
  • Fat Total 36g
  • Saturated Fat 13g
  • Protein 12g
  • Carbohydrate 47g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Sodium 827mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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This recipe features cream delight potatoes, part of the Delight potato range from Moraitis Fresh. Now starring exclusively at Woolworths.

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