Kids' Volcanic Cheesy Mashed Potatoes
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Kids' Volcanic Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

Kids' Volcanic Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

with Marinara Lava and Peas | Serves 2

Kids will love getting in the kitchen with parents to make these volcanic mashed potatoes. With marinara lava, melted Cheddar and peas, this dish is as fun to make as it is tasty.


Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the war in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking time15 minutes


serving amount

450 grams


1 unit(s)

Garlic Clove

40 grams

Mature Cheddar Cheese

(Contains Milk)

120 grams

Marinara Sauce

120 grams



Nutritional information

Energy (kJ)1482 kJ
Energy (kcal)354 kcal
Fat9 g
of which saturates4.7 g
Carbohydrate57 g
of which sugars9.7 g
Protein14 g
Salt0.82 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.


Chopping Board
Large Saucepan
Potato Masher



a) Boil a full kettle. Meanwhile, chop the potatoes into 2cm chunks (no need to peel). Peel the garlic cloves, keeping them whole. 

b) Pour the boiling water from your kettle into a large saucepan with 0.5 tsp salt, the potatoes and the peeled garlic cloves to the water.

c) Cook until you can easily slip a knife through the potatoes, 15-18 mins.


a) Meanwhile, grate the cheese.

b) Once the potatoes and garlic are cooked, drain in a colander and return both to the pan, off the heat. Mash until smooth.

c) Once mashed, mix through the peas. Taste and season with salt and pepper if needed.

d) In a small saucepan, heat the marinara sauce on medium heat until piping hot, 2-3 mins. Then remove from the heat and set aside.


a) Serve the mashed potatoes in the shape of a volcano, creating a shallow hole through the centre to pour the marinara sauce into.

b) Sprinkle over the grated cheese to finish.


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