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Bubble and Squeak

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Bubble and squeak is great for using up leftover cooked meats and is truly delicious!


1 small knob of butter

225g (8oz) shredded savoy cabbage

400g (14oz) mashed potato (or about 500g (1lb 2oz) raw potatoes, boiled and mashed)

75g (3oz) chopped ham

25g (1oz) grated Cheddar cheese

1tbsp wholegrain mustard

Splash of milk

Splash of vegetable oil


1. Heat a small knob of butter‚Ä® in a large non-stick frying pan over a medium heat and fry 225g (8oz) shredded savoy cabbage for 5min or until just wilted.

2. Put into a large bowl and stir in 400g (14oz) mashed potato (or about 500g (1lb 2oz) raw potatoes, boiled and mashed), 75g (3oz) chopped ham, 25g (1oz) grated Cheddar cheese, 1tbsp wholegrain mustard and a splash of milk

3. Season well, then divide the mixture equally into eight and shape each portion into a flattened patty. Return the pan with a thin layer of vegetable oil to a medium heat. Fry the patties for 8-10min, turning once, or until golden and piping hot. Serve immediately with your favourite chutney

We found this recipe on the Good Housekeeping website.



About Zena Grantham

About Zena Grantham

Zena is a baking fanatic spending most of her free time dreaming up her next tasty recipe. She has been known to accidentally make people fall off their diet or healthy eating wagon with chocolate cakes!

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