Summer or Winter Bubble and Squeak by Jamie Oliver

Summer or Winter Bubble and Squeak

Recipe by Jamie OliverCourse: MainDifficulty: Easy


Prep time



This is a great vegetarian dish that is both tasty and filling. Also good cold the next day.


  • 600g baby new potatoes

  • 150g fresh or frozen peas

  • 150g fresh or frozen broad beans

  • ¼ of a Savoy cabbage (250g)

  • 1 courgette

  • 1 carrot

  • olive oil

  • 4 large eggs

  • 1 fresh red chilli (optional)

  • extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 tspn Dijon mustard

  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar

  • 1 eating apple

  • 40g watercress


  • Scrub the potatoes and cook in a large pan of boiling salted water for 20 minutes or until tender, adding the peas and broad beans for the last minute, then drain.
  • Trim the cabbage and courgette and scrub the carrot, then roughly chop into 1cm chunks. Place them all in a 26cm non-stick frying pan on a medium heat with 1 tbspn of olive oil and cook for 15 minutes, or until golden and caramelised then add the potatoes , peas and broad beans. At this point start to mash it all up – keep mashing and frying for 15 minutes. Season to taste with sea salt and black pepper, pat down and flatten for a final 5 minutes, or until golden and crisp, then turn out on a platter.
  • Fry the eggs to your liking in the same pan, finely slicing and scattering the chilli over the egg. Pour 2 tbspns of extra virgin oil into a large bowl, and whisk in the mustard and vinegar. Matchstick the apple, toss in the dressing with the watercress, and serve alongside the bubble and squeak and eggs.

Cook’s Tip

  • In winter you can use chestnuts, squash, Brussel sprouts, mushrooms.

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