Irio(mashed peas and potato mix)

Irio(mashed peas and potato mix)

Its a simple, tasty, cheap way to bring some culture to your table

  • Recipe serves:6
  • Preparation time min


  • 2 cups green peas
  • 700g Potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • Water -- to cover
  • 2 cups Corn, fresh or frozen
  • 2 Royco Beef Cubes


  • Place the peas and potatoes in a large saucepan and add water to cover.
  • Stir in the salt and place over medium flame.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are cooked through.
  • Drain, reserving the liquid.
  • Add Royco Beef Cubes, let it Simmer with the corn with a little salted water in a separate saucepan for a few minutes while the potatoes and peas are cooking.
  • Mash the potatoes and peas together with a potato masher or put through a ricer to form a pale green puree Stir in the corn with a little of the reserved liquid and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Serve hot.
  • Add a little butter to the final dish for a little more flavor if you like.