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Bubble and Squeak

Bubble and Squeak

Traditional British classic dish made from fried potatoes and cabbage, Bubble and Squeak is a great way of using up leftovers. Try this easy recipe at home!

12 November, 2018
Average: 1.9 (12 votes)

Dietary Consideration

serves for


total time

0 HR 55 MIN


750 g, floury, peeled and cut into chunks
1 small, savoy, cut into strips
Vegetable oil
3 - 4 tbsp
1, finely chopped
125 ml
25 g
black, freshly ground


How to make a tasty bubble and squeak

  • Cook the potatoes in a pan of boiling salted water for 15-20 minutes until tender.
  • Add the cabbage for the last 5 minutes of cooking time.
  • Drain well and set aside.
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the onion for about 5 minutes until softened.
  • Add the milk and the butter to the potatoes and cabbage and season well with salt and pepper.
  • Mash the mixture with a potato masher.
  • Add the potato mixture to the frying pan, spreading it and pushing it down, so that the mixture covers the base of the pan.
  • Cook for 7-10 minutes until the base is golden brown.
  • Turn over and cook the other side for a further 7-10 minutes until golden brown.

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