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Mashed Potato Cakes with Onions and Kale

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 40 min.
Cook Time: 25 min.
Total: 1 hr. 5 min.
Though it takes a little longer, this versatile recipe is worth it! Try it as a snack, appetizer, light lunch, light dinner, or a side.

Ingredients

  • 8 cups water
  • 1 huge bunch kale, trimmed (about 6-10 oz)
  • 5 small red potatoes, cubed
  • 3/4 tsp salt, divided
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 3 cups diced yellow onion
  • 2 Tbs chopped fresh sage
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • Sage sprigs (optional)
  • Parmesean cheese (optional)
  • Ketchup (optional)

Directions

  • Bring water to a boil in a Dutch oven; add kale. Cover and cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until tender. While the kale is cooking, chop the rest of your veggies. Remove kale with a slotted spoon, reserving cooking liquid. Chop kale and set aside.
  • Add potato to reserved cooking liquid in pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until tender. Drain; partially mash potatoes. Stir in kale and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  • Preheat oven to 400°. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt, diced onion, and chopped sage. Cook 13 minutes or until browned.
  • Combine potato mixture, onion mixture, green onions, and pepper in the pan. Remove from heat; cool slightly.
  • Divide potato mixture into eight equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty. Place patties on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
  • Bake at 400° for 20 minutes. Then broil patties for 5 minutes or until browned.
  • You can serve the patties as is, or top them with 1 Tbsp fresh grated parmesan, or serve them with ketchup, or just garnish them with sage sprigs. You can really do anything you like with them!

Nutrition Facts

Calories 141
  Calories from Fat 26 (18%)
(4%)Total Fat 3g
(2%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(13%)Sodium 321mg
(21%)Potassium 740mg
Total Carbohydrate 27g
(13%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(8%)Protein 4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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