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What do you serve with Gammon cooked in cola?

(16 Posts)
TacticalWheelbarrow Sat 08-Dec-12 13:44:00

Hi, I'm doing this recipe for the first time (Gammon i slow cooker as we speak grin) and was wondering what you serve with it?

I was going to do roast dinner trimmings (roast tatties, stuffing ect) but to be honest none of us really fancy all that tonight.

I'm going to pop to asda in a bit so ideas would be most welcome. Tia smile

ohfunnyface Sat 08-Dec-12 13:45:34

I had it recently with a lots of lovely salad and roast potatoes.

I would do it with green veg and baby potatoes

paneer Sat 08-Dec-12 13:46:37

steamed green veg and mash

VBisme Sat 08-Dec-12 13:46:42

Mashed potatoes to soak up the cola juices and corn on the cob.

stargirl1701 Sat 08-Dec-12 13:47:03

Sweet corn and mashed potato.

fuzzpig Sat 08-Dec-12 13:48:57

I would do it with a potato salad made with just-boiled spuds, heaps of mayo and spring onion.

Hungry now!

Lulabellarama Sat 08-Dec-12 13:56:59

I often do braised red cabbage and wedges

TacticalWheelbarrow Sat 08-Dec-12 14:22:36

These all sound so nice! I think I'm going to make a potato salad and a seasonal salad to use up the last of the salad dressing in the fridge. A bit of a summer dinner to try and blot out all the wintery weather. grin

XBenedict Sat 08-Dec-12 14:23:28

Dauphinoise potatoes and veg if cold, salad if warm

twinklesparkles Sun 09-Dec-12 15:19:36

Its nice with peppered potatoes (just boiled potatoes with lots of black cracked and white ground pepper on top

Toughasoldboots Sun 09-Dec-12 15:28:51

We are having this for dinner with braised red cabbage and roast potatoes.
It has shrunk to about half it's previous size as I keep eating bits from it.

nkf Sun 09-Dec-12 15:32:32

Baked potatoes and coleslaw.
Red cabbage with spring onions and mustard yoghurt dressing.

Lexie1970 Sun 09-Dec-12 19:06:19

I will be making this tomorrow for first time. Quick question - does the coke become the gravy and exactly how do you cook it in the slow cooker?

Tia grin

Theicingontop Mon 10-Dec-12 12:08:27

Baby potatoes tossed in herby butter, pile of greens/red cabbage. Yum.

WhatWouldSantaDo Mon 10-Dec-12 12:34:36


butterflymum Mon 10-Dec-12 12:37:34

Peaches go well with it. smile

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