GLORIFIED MASHED POTATOES

 

  • Cooking Time: 15
  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time: 8

Ingredients

  • For Colcannon (Irish Mashed Potatoes):
  • 2 pounds red-skin or golden potatoes, peeled, cut in large chunks
  • 1 can (7.75 ounces) whole-leaf spinach, drained
  • 1 tablespoon butter or oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/3 cup milk, half & half, or cream
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • For Glowing Mashed Potatoes:
  • 2 pounds red-skin or golden potatoes, peeled, cut in large chunks
  • 1 can (8.25 ounces) sliced carrots, drained
  • 1 tablespoon butter or oil
  • 1/4 cup milk, half & half, or cream
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • For Green Goddess Mashed Potatoes:
  • 2 pounds red-skin or golden potatoes, peeled, cut in large chunks
  • 1 can (8.25 ounces) sweet peas, drained
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  • For every recipe version: Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender, about 15 minutes; drain and return to the pot.
  • Meanwhile purée the second vegetable from the ingredient list of the mashed potato recipe of your choice: spinach, carrots or peas. Purée in a food processor until completely smooth.
  • For every recipe version: Mash potatoes with a potato masher or ricer. Mix in puréed vegetables and remaining ingredients from the recipe version of your choice. Warm over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  • Nutritional Information Per Serving:
  • Colcannon: Calories 199; Total fat 7g; Saturated fat 2g; Cholesterol 6mg; Sodium 141mg; Carbohydrate 30g; Fiber 2g; Protein 3g; Vitamin A 34%DV*; Vitamin C 22%DV; Folate 29%DV; Calcium 9%DV; Iron 14%DV; Potassium 25%DV
  • Glowing Mashed Potatoes: Calories 197; Total fat 6g; Saturated fat 2g; Cholesterol 6mg; Sodium 105mg; Carbohydrate 31g; Fiber 2g; Protein 3g; Vitamin A 9%DV; Vitamin C 20%DV; Folate 7%DV; Calcium 4%DV; Iron 4%DV; Potassium 20%DV
  • Green Goddess Mashed Potatoes: Calories 192; Total fat 7g; Saturated fat 1g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 128mg; Carbohydrate 31g; Fiber 1g; Protein 3g; Vitamin A 8%DV; Vitamin C 22%DV; Folate 11%DV; Calcium 4%DV; Iron 4%DV; Potassium 21%DV
  • *Daily Value

Notes

What could be a better side dish for a harvest meal than mashed potatoes? Renditions of these fluffy staples get their added color – along with the benefit of added nutrition – from puréed, canned spinach, canned carrots or canned peas.

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