Smash a Side Dish

There’s more to mash than just a potato! A great side dish can really complete your pie, and we’ve got some cracking mashing side dishes for you to taste here.

Grab your veggies from the fridge and whip up one of these smashing sides to have with a Beef Pie for a Sunday dinner!

Carrot, Parsnip & Coriander Mash

For a mash with a bit of a kick, why not give this Carrot, Parsnip & Coriander Mash a crack, it tastes particularly good with a Beef Pie.

Here’s how you create your Carrot, Parsnip & Coriander mash:

Ingredients –
  • 4 Peeled & Chopped Carrots
  • 4 Peeled & Chopped Parsnips
  • Water to cover
  • 20g Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Chopped Coriander
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
What’s the mash method –
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine your Carrots & Parsnips then cover with water.
  2. Bring to the boil and cook for 15 – 20 mins until tender, then drain well
  3. Use a blender or a masher to puree this mix into a smooth mash, then season to taste
  4. Stir your butter, coriander and lemon juice through the mix
  5. Top with some extra coriander to serve with a Beef Pie

Creamy Corn & Chive Mash

Add a different dimension to your meal with this creamy corn and chive mash mix. A mash that will go fantastically well with a Country Chicken Pie.

It’s a simple recipe as well so start your mashing.

What are the ingredients?
  • 600g sebago potatoes, peeled, roughly chopped
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 310g can creamed corn
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • Extra chopped fresh chives, to serve
How do you mash this mix?
  1. Place potato in a large saucepan then cover with cold water & bring to the boil over high heat.
  2. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until tender then drain well.
  3. Return the potatoes to a pan over medium heat then toss for 1 minute or until the excess liquid has evaporated.
  4. Remove from heat then mash until smooth & stir in sour cream, creamed corn and chives.
  5. Season with salt and pepper. Place over low heat. Cook, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through.
  6. Serve with a Country Chicken Pie sprinkled with extra chives.

What would you serve with a Pie? Would you mash it up or go for a simple salad?