Swede garlic mash
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Recipe: Swede garlic mash

Here’s an easy side dish that goes well with anything you would normally pair potato mash with.

And here’s a mini-tutorial on how to deal with garlic in a quick and easy way. Refer to the numbers in the photo below.

  1. Separate cloves from the bulb.
  2. Chop the rough end (bottom end in photo).
  3. Split clove in half.
  4. Peel clove (this will be very easy now) and remove germ (that green stem in the middle, which is the cause of gut discomfort).
Swede garlic mash

Swede garlic mash

This is a great substitute to traditional mash.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 large swede (3-4 cups, cubed)
  • 4 garlic cloves peeled and halved (see instructions above)
  • 2 tbsp ghee or butter
  • sea salt


  • Peel and cube swedes. Steam until tender, approximately 20 minutes.
  • In the meantime, melt ghee or butter in a small saucepan on low heat. Add garlic cloves and cook gently for 8 – 10 minutes until browned but not burnt.
  • Process everything in food processor, season with sea salt.

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