Give your favourite side dish a sweet (potato) side with this gorgeous kumara mash
Serves 4
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Give the classic and well-loved mash a flavour and colour lift with the addition of kumara, a sweet and vibrant root vegetable. Our secret ingredient to rounding up the recipe is chicken stock – an ingredient that instantaneously gives the humble dish an extra boost of flavour that’ll make it the perfect accompaniment to your roasts, salads and even your beef wellingtons.


  • 500 g coarsely chopped peeled kumara
  • 500 g coarsely chopped peeled potatoes
  • ¼ cup chicken stock
  • 40 g butter

Boil, steam or microwave kumara and potatoes together until tender; drain. Mash in a large heatproof bowl.


Combine chicken stock and butter in a small saucepan over medium high heat until butter is melted. Stir into kumara mixture until combined. Season to taste.

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