Mexican Mashed Potatoes

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recipe by Tenina Holder

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Make these today and customise with anything you have handy that you think would fit in! All the mix-ins make this hearty enough for a main meal. The kids will love you for it!

recipe updated 3 May 2019


  • Potato icon
    600g (about 3½)
  • Tinned red kidney beans icon
    Tinned red kidney beans
    400g (about 1½ cups)
  • Red bell pepper icon
    Red bell pepper
    about ½ units (75g)
  • Yellow bell pepper icon
    Yellow bell pepper
    about ½ units (75g)
  • Green bell pepper icon
    Green bell pepper
    about ½ units (75g)
  • Grape tomato icon
    Grape tomato
    as needed
  • Avocado icon
    1 (165g)
  • Spring onion icon
    Spring onion
    2 (30g)
  • Water icon
    1 liter (1000ml)
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    75g (about ½ cup)
  • Cheddar cheese icon
    Cheddar cheese
    75g (about 5⅛ tbsp)
  • Coriander icon
    about ¼ cup (7g)
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    22ml (1½ tbsp)
  • Taco seasoning icon
    Taco seasoning
    2 tsp (11g)
  • Garlic icon
  • Ear of sweetcorn icon
    Ear of sweetcorn
    1 (180g)
  • Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce icon
    Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
    1 tsp (5g)
  • Mayonnaise icon
    50g (about 2¾ tbsp)
  • Sour cream icon
    Sour cream
    as needed


  • kCook icon Grill
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Plate
  • kCook icon TM5 bowl
  • kCook icon Varoma dish

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat - medium-high heat
  2. Add water to the TM5 bowl
  3. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  4. Boil - approx 8 min, varoma, speed 4
  5. Add potato to the varoma dish
  6. Steam until tender - approx 25 min, varoma, speed 4
  7. Transfer potatoes to plate
  8. Drain TM5 bowl
  9. Add parmesan cheese and cheddar cheese to the TM5 bowl
  10. Blitz - approx 10 sec, speed 10
  11. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to small bowl then set aside
  12. Add coriander, extra virgin olive oil, taco seasoning and garlic to the TM5 bowl
  13. Chop - approx 3 sec, speed 7
  14. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  15. Sauté - approx 5 min, varoma, speed 1
  16. Add ear of sweetcorn to a clean baking sheet
  17. Grill evenly - medium-high heat
  18. Shuck
  19. Transfer content of varoma dish to TM5 bowl
  20. Transfer half of cheese mixture to TM5 bowl
  21. Blend - approx 7 sec, speed 7
  22. Blend - approx 7 sec, reverse speed 7
  23. Then stir in chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, mayonnaise, tinned red kidney beans, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, green bell pepper, grape tomato, avocado and spring onion to the TM5 bowl
  24. Transfer the rest of cheese mixture to TM5 bowl
  25. Serve with sour cream in the TM5 bowl
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