Potato and cheese christmas trees

Potato and cheese christmas trees


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4. 
  2. Peel and grate the potatoes.
  3. Halve, peel and finely chop the red onion.
  4. Peel and mince the garlic.
  5. In a large bowl, mix together the beaten eggs, grated potato, paprika, onion, flour, grated cheese, garlic and parsley – season with salt and black pepper and mix well.
  6. Grease 8 of the bun holes with some olive oil.
  7. Divide the mixture into 8.
  8. Put into the greased holes and, with your fingers, pull up to make a tall tree-cone shape.
  9. Bake in the oven for 30/35 minutes until golden brown.
  10. Serve each tree topped with a green olive.

 Recipe from www.aldi.co.uk


Children will love these festive potatoes


1kg (2lb) Maris Piper Potatoes
180g (7oz) Specially Selected Mature Cheddar Cheese, grated
1 large Red Onion
2 medium Eggs, beaten
1 tsp Stonemill Paprika
2 tsp Stonemill Dried Parsley
2 cloves Garlic
50g (2oz) Plain Flour
Sea Salt and Black Pepper
Olive Oil
8 Solesta Green Pitted Olives
1x12 hole muffin tray


Time: 15 mins
Serves: 8
Nutrition: n/a