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Brændende Kærlighed – Burning Love

  • Author: Sylvie
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x
  • Cuisine: Danish Food



1 kilo/2.2 pounds mashing potatoes, peeled and cubed
10 bacon rashers, sliced into 1/2 inch slices
1 large onion, peeled and sliced into thin half moons
60 grams/2.11 ounces butter
2/3 cup pouring cream
To serve
Handful chives, finely sliced
Salt and pepper to season


  • Place the potatoes in a pot with enough water to fill it halfway, on medium high heat until soft.
  • Meanwhile, place the bacon in a pan on medium heat until lightly cooked, approximately 2 minutes. add the onions and stir through. Cook until the bacon begins to brown, add in 10 grams of the butter and stir through.
  • Continue cooking until crispy and stir to ensure the bacon and onion doesn’t stick to the base of the frying pan.
  • Drain the potatoes and add the butter and cream. Mash or puree until smooth and well combined.
  • Serve the potatoes on a plate and top with the crispy bacon on top. Season with salt and pepper and finish with the chives.


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