Bubble & Squeak

Cooking Time 30 minutes

Serves 6


  • 4 x large blue potatoes, peeled, diced, boiled in salted water, drained well and mashed
  • 1 ½ x cups thinly sliced cabbage or sprouts
  • ½ x cup grated smoked cheese
  • 1 x cup thinly sliced brown onion
  • 4 x cloves garlic, crushed
  • chopped herbs, parsley, chives
  • 1 tsp salt
  • lots of ground pepper
  • oil and butter for frying
  • slices of bacon, ham, Jamon or Proscuitto
  • 6 x eggs.

Blue Potatoes

Red Potatoes


  1. Fry the cabbage/sprouts and onion in some butter and oil until golden.
  2. Pour in to the mashed potato, add the grated cheese, seasoning and herbs. Mix well and form 6 cakes.
  3. Fry the cakes in a little oil and butter until golden, put on to serving plates.
  4. Lay the sliced meat on and finish with a fried egg and a twist of pepper.

TIP: Much of the potatoes nutrients lie just under the skin so keep the skin on when you can.