Recipe: Bubble and Squeak

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Try this age old way of using leftover potatoes and cabbage


  • 1 lb. (500g) leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1 lb. (500g) leftover cooked cabbage
  • 2 oz. (50g) butter
  • salt and pepper
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Mix in the cabbage with the potato and season to taste with salt and pepper
    2. Heat the butter in a large frying pan, add the potato mixture and smooth it flat with a palette knife
    3. Fry over a medium heat for about 8 minutes or until under size browns
    4. Place a large plate over the pan and turn the pan and plate over so that the bubble and squeak is on the plate
    5. Heat the remaining butter in the pan and carefully slide the bubble and squeak back in the pan
    6. Cook again over a medium heat until the other side is golden brown
    7. Cut into wedges and serve


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