Irish Mashed Potatoes

  • Yield 6 servings

These light and delicious mashed pototes star spinach, for a healthy dose of vitamins and nutrients.

Ingredients

2 pounds red-skin or golden potatoes, peeled and cut in large chunks
1 -- (7.75-ounce) can whole-leaf spinach drained
1 tablespoon butter or oil
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/3 cup milk, half-and-half or cream
1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. Meanwhile purée the spinach in a food processor until completely smooth.
  3. Mash potatoes with a potato masher or ricer. Mix in puréed spinach and remaining ingredients Warm over medium heat, stirring constantly.

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