Baked Mash Swirls

  • 15MINS
  • 35MINS
  • Serves 16
  • 58KCAL

Fancy adding a bit of fun to your plate? These Baked Mash Swirls are so much prettier than a dollop of mash! We’ve used Parmesan, garlic and chives to give these slimming friendly spirals lots of flavour.

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories58
  • Carbs9.1g
  • Protein2g
  • Fat1.3g
  • Saturates0.6g
  • Sugars0.5g

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Whether you fancy them plated up with meat or fish, or as part of a potato swirl spread on your buffet table, these Baked Mash Swirls are a deliciously presentable way to serve up mashed potato (everyone loves cheesy mash, right?).

We’ve swirled up the flavours of Parmesan, garlic and chives to make these potato spirals taste as good as they look. They’re bound to become a family favourite.

It’s so much easier to achieve the perfect swirl shape if you’ve got a piping bag and nozzle handy! Pipe the mixture onto your baking tray and pop them in the oven until they’re fluffy and golden brown. 

What diets are these Baked Mash Swirls suitable for?

Baked Mash Swirls can be enjoyed on vegetarian diets, as long as you substitute Parmesan cheese for suitable alternatives. 

You can make Baked Mash Swirls dairy free if you switch the following ingredients for dairy-free ingredients:

  • Dairy-free Italian hard cheese

If you’re cooking for people with allergies, be extra careful when checking ingredients and preparing food!

How Weight Watchers friendly are these Baked Mash Swirls?

Weight Watchers’ new PersonalPoints plan calculates each individual’s Points allowance based on their unique food preferences and goals. This means we’re no longer able to offer exact WW points for our recipes.

The good news is that all of our recipes are still Weight Watchers friendly! If you have any questions about your Points budgets or you’re unsure how a certain recipe will fit into your plan, please reach out to Weight Watchers directly.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Baked Mash Swirls?

There aren’t any special ingredients required to follow our recipe, unless you are catering for vegetarian or dairy-free diets.

We’d recommend using a piping bag and nozzle to create your Baked Mash Swirls.

If you can’t get hold of a piping bag and nozzle, you can use spoonfuls of mash that measure roughly 5 cm (2 inches) on a lined baking tray instead.

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A piping bag and nozzle will make laying out your swirls so much easier!

A durable, lined baking tray is another essential for this recipe.

How many calories are in these Baked Mash Swirls?

There are 58 calories per portion in this Baked Mash Swirls, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category. 

To cut down the amount of calories even more, you can simply halve the portion size and serve with a healthy accompaniment!

This Baked Mash Swirls is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers. 

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Line a large baking tray with a sheet of non-stick baking paper.

Step 2

Place the potatoes in a medium saucepan of salted cold water. Partially cover with a lid and bring to the boil over a medium heat. Take care not to let the water boil over. Reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes, until tender.

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Step 3

Drain the potatoes well and return them to the saucepan off the heat. Cover with the lid and leave for a couple of minutes. Using a potato masher, mash the potatoes until smooth.

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Step 4

Stir in the egg yolks, Parmesan, garlic granules, chives and season with salt and black pepper if needed.

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Step 5

Place the mixture in a piping bag fitted with a 2 cm (3/4 inch) star nozzle. You may need to do this in 2 batches. Pipe 5 cm (2 inch) diameter swirls onto the lined baking tray, leaving gaps between each.

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Step 6

Place in the preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes until golden brown. Serve hot with a main course of your choice.

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How do you know when Baked Mash Swirls are cooked?

You should cook Baked Mash Swirls until the swirls are golden brown. This will take around 15 minutes.

To keep your family safe, the advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes.

How long can you keep Baked Mash Swirls in the fridge?

Once you’ve put it out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.

If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill.  You can keep leftovers of Baked Mash Swirls in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so. 

Can I freeze Baked Mash Swirls?

Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen before or after cooking, but please remember to do the following;

  • Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
  • Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.

Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer! 

How do I reheat Baked Mash Swirls?

From uncooked: Defrost and cook for 15 minutes at 200ºC until golden brown and piping hot throughout.
From cooked: Defrost and cook for about 5–10 minutes at 200ºC or until piping hot throughout.
These can be stored in the fridge, cooked or uncooked, for 1–2 days and then reheated or cooked.

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Baked Mash Swirls

Fancy adding a bit of fun to your plate? These slimming friendly Baked Mash Swirls are so much prettier than a dollop of mash!
  • Prep Time
    15 MINS
  • Cook Time
    35 MINS
  • KCals 58
  • Carbs 9.1G

Ingredients

  • 4 medium floury potatoes peeled and cut into chunks (approx. 200g or 7oz each)
  • 2 medium egg yolks
  • 30 g Parmesan cheese finely grated
  • ½ tsp garlic granules
  • 2 tbsp fresh chives finely chopped
  • salt and black pepper to taste

large baking tray

non-stick baking paper

Medium saucepan with a lid

Piping bag and 2 cm (¾ inch) star nozzle

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Instructions

  1. Line a large baking tray with a sheet of non-stick baking paper.
  2. Place the potatoes in a medium saucepan of salted cold water. Partially cover with a lid and bring to the boil over a medium heat. Take care not to let the water boil over. Reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes, until tender.
  3. Drain the potatoes well and return them to the saucepan off the heat. Cover with the lid and leave for a couple of minutes. Using a potato masher, mash the potatoes until smooth.
  4. Stir in the egg yolks, Parmesan, garlic granules, chives and season with salt and black pepper if needed.
  5. Place the mixture in a piping bag fitted with a 2 cm (¾ inch) star nozzle. You may need to do this in 2 batches. Pipe 5 cm (2 inch) diameter swirls onto the lined baking tray, leaving gaps between each.
  6. Place in the preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes until golden brown. Serve hot with a main course of your choice.

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Recipe notes

Tip: If you haven't got a piping bag and nozzle, you could place spoonfuls of potato in 5 cm (2 inch) mounds on the lined baking tray instead.

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