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Sweet Potato Colcannon

Sweet Potato ColcannonRecipe courtesy of the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 to 5 medium sweet potatoes
1 onion
1/4 cup milk
9 tablespoons butter - divided use
1 bay leaf
2 cups chopped kale
1 teaspoon minced garlic
Salt and ground black pepper to taste

Cooking Directions:

  1. Peel sweet potatoes and cut into a 1 inch dice. Chop onion coarsely.
  2. Bring sweet potato and onion to boil in a large saucepan and cook until tender; set aside.
  3. Heat milk, 8 tablespoons butter and bay leaf in a small saucepan. Bring to almost a boil, then remove from heat, discarding bay leaf, and set aside.
  4. In a large sauté pan heat remaining 1 tablespoon butter with garlic. Sauté kale until wilted.
  5. Drain water from sweet potatoes and combine with the hot milk and butter mixture. Stir in kale. Season with salt and pepper.

Makes 8 servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission.