Smoked Cheddar and Leek Mash

Comfort food of the highest order.  Just what one needs on a Sunday evening after a fabulous but frantic Saturday night.

Smoked Cheddar and Leek Mash

(for 2)

2 large floury potatoes, peeled and chopped into golf ball sized pieces

Salt and pepper

1 large leek, trimmed and chopped

30ml hot milk

Handful grated smoked cheddar

1 small egg, beaten 

  • Boil potatoes in salted water. 
  • Meanwhile, sauté chopped leeks in a little olive oil until silky and soft. 
  • Once potatoes are soft, drain and mash with a little hot milk.  Stir in the leek and some grated smoked cheddar.  Season.
  • Add to a shallow baking dish, brush with egg and grill until crispy on top.

12 thoughts on “Smoked Cheddar and Leek Mash

  1. I was just browsing through your blog when I saw this. This literally made my jaw drop. I never seen so much cheese in a meal. Made me so much hungry. A comfort food indeed.

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