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900g Scotty Brand Kestrel potatoes
50g butter
3 tbsp milk or cream
2 tbsp freshly chopped chives or spring onions
Salt and finely ground pepper


  1. Peel the potatoes; cut into small chunks and put in a large saucepan. Cover with cold water and add a pinch of salt

  2. Bring to the boil and cook for 8-10 mins, until tender. Drain well and leave to 'air dry' in a colander for 10 mins.

  3. Return to the saucepan and mash well using a potato masher or large fork, until smooth and well blended.

  4. Stir in the butter and milk, then season to taste with salt and pepper.

  5. Pile into a warm serving bowl and scatter with chives or spring onion. Serve immediately.

Variations: there are lots of delicious ‘extras’ you can add to this classic Scotty Brand mashed potato recipe. Here are some of our favourites:


Garlic Hasselback Potatoes
Smoky Bacon Cheddar Breakfast Hash with Potatoes and Peas

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