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Winter vegetable mash with Provolone

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This is the Winter vegetable mash with Provolone recipe.

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 30 min
Yields 8 servings
winter vegetable mash with provolone


  • 4 cups (1 L) potatoes peeled and cut into large pieces
  • 1 cup (250 mL) carrots peeled and cut into large pieces
  • 1 cup (250 mL) cauliflower cut into large pieces
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) onion roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
  • 1 1/2 cup (375 mL) Canadian Provolone diced
  • (30 mL) parsley freshly chopped
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) breadcrumbs or cracker crumbs
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In a large casserole, boil some salted water.

Add vegetables and cook 20 minutes or until tender.

Preheat oven to 400oF (200oC).

Drain and purée vegetables using a potato masher.

Add butter, ½ cup (125 ml) Provolone and parsley. Season to taste.

Spread mixture into a 9˝ (23 cm) square or round oven dish.

Cover with remaining cheese and the breadcrumbs.

Bake 10 minutes to melt and brown cheese, then serve.


Purée may be prepared in advance, without melting the cheese, and stored in the refrigerator. To reheat it and melt and brown the cheese, place in the oven at 400oF (200oC) for 15–20 minutes.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 191 Calories
Protein: 9 g
Carbohydrate: 18 g
Fat: 10 g
Fibre: 2.8 g
Sodium: 288 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 19 % / 213 mg
Phosphorus: 17 %
Vitamin A: 20 %
Vitamin B12: 19 %
Vitamin C: 40 %