Another easy spin on basic mashed potatoes. Add some leeks and chorizo to spice it up a bit and serve alongside your favorite main dishes!

5 mins
20 mins


  • Large pot
  • Frying pan
  • Small saucepan
  • Potato masher


  • 1.5 lbs Little Potatoes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • (For seasoning) salt and pepper
  • 2 chorizo sausages, skins removed
  • 1 leek, cleaned and chopped
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil


  • Step 1

    Add potatoes to a large pot and cover with water. Add salt and bring to a boil for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

  • Step 2

    In a frying pan over medium heat, add oil. Cook sausage for five minutes using a spoon to break up and crumble.

  • Step 3

    Add leeks and cook for an additional five minutes. Strain any excess fat.

  • Step 4

    Meanwhile, place milk and butter in a small sauce pot and heat over low heat until butter is melted and milk is steaming.

  • Step 5

    Once potatoes are cooked, strain and transfer to a medium mixing bowl.

  • Step 6

    Using a potato masher, smash potatoes with milk and butter mixture and season with salt and pepper. Stir in chorizo and leek mixture.