Bangers and Mash

Bangers and Mash
Bangers and Mash

Bangers and Mash is a popular Anglo-Irish dish made with sausages, mashed potatoes and onions. This delicious recipe is served in pubs as well as at home and is quick and easy to make. It is therefore the ideal meal if you want to have an Irish dining experience without too much time pressure!

Presentation of Bangers and Mash

A Typical Dish Served in Irish Pubs

The Bangers and Mash belong to the family of what is called “Pub Grub”, dishes that are mostly served in Irish Pubs.

This is one of the main dishes served in most Pubs (along with Irish Stew and Fish and Chips). This dish costs on average 7 to 8€ per person, and is traditionally served on a base of 3 sausages, and a creamy mashed potato to taste. Don’t be surprised if this dish is very high in fat and potatoes: the Irish are fond of rich dishes that go down quickly, and their love of potatoes is centuries old!

Serve it with a good pint of stout (brown Irish beer), and then you can enjoy this simple but delicious dish!

Very appreciated by the Irish, the Bangers and Mash has the advantage of being a nourishing dish that fits small budgets. Also, count about 6 to 7€ per person if you wish to have it served in a pub. (If you wish to have it served at home, the price will only be reduced)

Traditionally, the Bangers and Mash uses :

  • sausages (pork, beef or other)
  • potato
  • onion
  • a tomato or carrot

There are of course variants made on the basis of exotic sausages (a little more expensive than traditional sausages), or on the basis of vegetables (carrots, tomatoes, courgettes, etc.). Also, the Irish often like to season their dishes with vinegar (the Irish like to combine the taste of potatoes with the acidity of vinegar): the taste is striking!

Bangers and Mash Recipe


  • Number of people: 4
  • Preparation time : 10 mn
  • Cooking time : 15/20mn
  • 1 kg of Potatoes
  • 2 Cream Soup Spoons of Fresh Cream
  • 250g onions
  • 750g of sausages (choice of beef or pork)

Preparation of the Bangers and Mash

  • Wash and peel 1kg of potatoes, then boil them in a pot of water
  • Meanwhile, sauté onions in a saucepan.
  • Once the potatoes are cooked, transfer them to the onion casserole
  • Incorporate the fresh cream and stir frequently so as to make a smooth purée
  • Then cook your sausages in a frying pan
  • All you have to do is serve with a good fresh stout!

Enjoy your meal!

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