Recipe - Christmas Spiced Swede


  • 450 g (1lb) swede, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 15 g (½oz) butter
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • Freshly grated nutmeg



  1. Boil the swede in a large pan of salted water for 15-20 minutes until tender.
  2. Drain and leave to steam dry in the colander for 2min.
  3. Melt the butter in the same pan and gently fry the shallot for 2-3min.
  4. Add ginger and a little nutmeg. Cook for 1min.
  5. Remove from heat and add swede, mash roughly. 
  6. Garnish with extra grated nutmeg.


- Enjoy -