Friday, March 29, 2013


This is a nice way to serve kale or chard. It is a good way to ease into serving greens, and mixing it into mashed taters is a comforting way to do it. It has a nice flavor and is really easy! Its pretty versatile too. You can do it with kale, chard, or cabbage. You can also sub chives for the green onions. You can lighten it up by using stock instead of milk or cream, or even do half stock and half milk.



5-6 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 bunch chard or kale, washed, dried well, de-stemmed, and chopped
4 tbsp butter (more for serving)
3 green onions, whites and greens diced (or 1/4 cup diced chives)
1 cup milk, cream, or chicken stock. Or any combo thereof.
Salt and pepper to taste

Place potatoes in a stock pot of cold salty water, with 1 inch extra water over the top of the potatoes

Bring to boil, reduce to simmer, and cook until fork tender.

Drain potatoes. Return empty stock pot to stove and turn burner onto medium heat. Add butter and melt.

Add greens and cook 3-4 minutes, stirring constantly.

Add green onions or chives and cook 1 minute.

Add milk/cream/stock and stir

Add potatoes. Turn to low and mash. Season with salt and pepper. Serve warm with a pat of butter on top.

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