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Great festive nibbles

Stuffed Mushrooms: Mushrooms stuffed with Idahoan Roasted Garlic Perfect Mash, bacon and finely chopped chives which are roasted in the oven with cheddar cheese sprinkled on top for a moreish canapé that will certainly leave your guests coming back for more!

Cheese Croquettes: Always a crowd-pleaser, these cheese-filled croquettes from food influencer @feed.wing are coated in Panko breadcrumbs and deep-fried for a soft gooey centre with a crunchy exterior.

Great festive nibbles

Cheese Croquettes


1 x 109g Idahoan Perfect Mash
200g mozzarella cheese
1/2 tsp of Garlic Powder
1/4 tsp of Chilli Flakes
Salt and Pepper
4 tbsp flour
1 egg
75g Panko breadcrumbs
Salt and Pepper
Oil for Frying


  1. Make your Idahoan Perfect Mash according to packet instructions

  2. Mix in 200g cheese, season it with salt, pepper, garlic powder and chilli flakes to taste and allow to cool.

  3. Once cooled, take a handful of the mixture and form into croquettes. Repeat until all of the mixture is used.

  4. Set up a breading station. Toss each in flour, then egg, then Panko breadcrumbs.

  5. Repeat with remaining croquettes.

  6. Deep fry for 1.5 mins or until golden brown, serve hot with a dip on the side.

Recipe belongs to @feed.wing in association with Idahoan Perfect Mash. You can find more recipes and information over on their website: or on social @idahoanfoodsuk

Cheesy Mashed Potato Stuffed Mushrooms


1 x 109g Idahoan Garlic Perfect Mashed Potatoes
180g grated Cheddar cheese
Handful of chives, finely chopped
125g chopped, cooked bacon or prepared bacon bits
6 tablespoons olive oil
4 tablespoons minced garlic
24 large mushrooms, or more depending on size


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Prepare Garlic Perfect Mashed Potatoes according to packet instructions.

  2. Add half the grated cheese, chives and bacon to the mashed potato.

  3. Remove stems from clean mushrooms and stuff caps with potato mixture

  4. Spread olive oil and minced garlic on bottom of walled baking tray.

  5. Place mushrooms on the tray, sprinkle grated cheddar over the top of the mushrooms. Bake for 20-25 minutes.

Recipe shared from Idahoan Perfect Mash. You can find more recipes and information over on their website: or on social @idahoanfoodsuk

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