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Mashed potato topping (for cottage pie)

cottage pie

Ingredients 5
Servings 8


  • 1
    floury potatoes, peeled
  • salted water to cover
  • 60
    butter (or more to taste)
  • 90
    hot milk (or more to tste)
  • grated nutmeg


Dice potatoes and boil in salted water to cover until tender. Drain thoroughly, then return saucepan to low heat and cook for a few minutes, uncovered, to dry off moisture. Mash the potatoes with butter and hot milk until soft and fluffy. Sprinkle over freshly grated nutmeg and work it in.

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