Olive Mash

Olive Mash

This twist on a classic mash recipe is particularly delicious when served with grilled fish.

Categories: Sides & Salads

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 20 mins



  • 900g potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 tbsp Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil


  1. Cook the potatoes in boiling salted water for 15-20 minutes, or until tender.
  2. Drain well and return to the pan. Mash the potatoes until smooth. Add the Extra Virgin Olive Oil and mash again, then fluff up with a fork and season well to taste. If necessary, add a little more olive oil and stir again until the mash is creamy.

Cooks tips

Just before serving, stir in 3-4 tbsp pesto sauce into the mashed potato and fluff up with a fork.

Cook with:

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil has a unique rich fruity flavour and complements the fresh ingredients in all your recipes making it a perfect healthy condiment. This oil is ideal for sauces, marinades, drizzling and dipping.

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