What might be extra Irish than potatoes and cabbage, in terms of delicacies, a minimum of? So beloved is the basic colcannon that it was traditionally greeted by track, praised for its easy, buttery appeal. Though most often loved throughout Halloween celebrations again within the olden days, at the moment, this time-honored facet dish has come to represent the culinary genius of the Emerald Isle each time St. Patrick’s Day rolls round.
For a scrumptious twist on the Irish staple, mashed broccoli and cauliflower be a part of forces with kale, cabbage, and horseradish on this harmonious household reunion. They’re all cruciferous greens, and all pitch-perfect when singing collectively as a contemporary ode to the old school spud. It will likely be laborious to return to plain outdated mashed potatoes as soon as this contemporary mix has graced your desk.
From Actual Meals, Actually Quick by Hannah Kaminsky
2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
2 Cups Stemmed and Chopped Kale*
2 Cups Shredded Savoy or Inexperienced Cabbage
Three Scallions, Thinly Sliced
half Pound Frozen Cauliflower, Thawed
half Pound Frozen Broccoli, Thawed
1/Four Cup Vegetable Inventory
1 Tablespoon Dietary Yeast
2 Teaspoons Freshly Grated Horseradish
3/Four Teaspoon Salt
1/eight Teaspoon Floor Nutmeg
Vegan Butter, to Serve (Non-obligatory)
Warmth the oil in a big saucepan over medium warmth. Add the kale and cabbage in handfuls, stirring till wilted down sufficient to comfortably accommodate all of the inexperienced. Toss within the scallions and sauté for 2 extra minutes to melt. Introduce the cauliflower and broccoli subsequent, together with the vegetable inventory. Prepare dinner for 4 – 5 minutes, till the greens are fork-tender.
Take away the greens from the warmth and roughly mash with a potato masher. Add within the dietary yeast, horseradish, salt, and nutmeg, stirring, folding, and mashing till the entire combination is totally mixed, creamy, and well-seasoned. Switch to a serving dish and for an additional indulgent of entirety, high with thick pat of vegan butter melting luxuriously over the entire mound.
Makes 3–Four Servings
*Fast Tip: You possibly can even use frozen kale! Examine your native grocery retailer’s freezer part, and also you is perhaps fortunately shocked concerning the abundance of ready greens stashed away amidst the standard vegetable choices. To maintain issues contemporary and thrilling, take into account mixing up the greens; spinach is all the time a strong choice.