French onion mash

A la carte today a quick and easy cheesy recipe : Mashed potato.

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In that case that was a kayaking trip recipe actually, cooked on fire in a shelter. You won’t need many ingredients to make a delicious instant mashed potato : 

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For two hungry and wet kayakers you’d want :

  • 115 g instant mashed potato
  • two individual or a big french onion soup mix sachet
  • 100 g of cheese minimum (there’s no maximum !)
  • oil, pepper and garlic powder (didn’t use Maggie seasoning for once ^^)
  • 600 mL water 

Alrighty now because I’m a dumb dumb I bought the wrong gas cartridge for my butagaz so we boiled the water on the fire and that was loooooooong. But at least we could dry our clothes a bit and warm ourselves up.

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Once boiling, put the French onion soup mix in and stir occasionally for 5 minutes.

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Take it out of your heat source and split the soup in half into two bowls. Make it even to avoid food conflict with your partner.

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Mix the instant mash, add oil, spices and all the cheese you can find (whatever kind of cheese according to your taste but I recommend Gruyere). 

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Mix again until strings of cheese appear. Since we had a fire in a fireplace and some eucalyptus leaves around we could have added smokey flavor to our mash, but at that point we were way too starving and just digged in. 

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Yum ! 

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