Dutch hutspot


Classic Dutch hutspot, mashed potatoes, carrots and onions. Can be served with smoked sausage, but without it can be a vegetarian dish. Made with only a few ingredients.

30 minutes 6 people Main course
Dutch hutspot


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  • 1 kilo floury potatoes
  • 700 gram carrots
  • about 7 large onions
  • 2 bay leafs
  • large knob of butter
  • large dash of full fat milk
  • large pinch of ground nutmeg
  • pepper and salt to taste
  • optional: smoked sausage and mustard or piccalilli for serving
Dutch hutspot ingredients
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Kitchen equipment

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  • potato peeler
  • cutting board & chef's knife
  • large pan
  • potato masher


30 minutes 6 people Main course

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Preparation – 20 minutes

Peel the potatoes and chop them into chunks. Add the potatoes to the large pan along with water and salt and bring to a boil. Meanwhile, peel the carrots and also chop them into chunks.

Add the carrots to the boiling water along with the bay leafs. Peel the onion and coarsely chop them. Add them to the large pan and cook until the potatoes are done. 

Dutch hutspot
Dutch hutspot

Finishing the Dutch hutspot -- 10 minutes

Remove the bay leaves and use a potato masher to mash the potatoes, carrots and onions. Season with ground nutmeg, pepper and salt. Add butter and milk until you've reached a smooth mash.

Serve with a smoked sausage and mustard or piccalilli, enjoy your meal!

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