Mashed Potatoes with Red Lentils & Kale –

Mashed Potatoes with Red Lentils & Kale

  By lentilsorg      

July 17, 2015

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  • Prep: 15 Minutes
  • Cook: 15 Minutes
  • 15 Minutes

    15 Minutes

    30 Minutes

  • Yields: 6


  1. COVER potatoes with water and bring to a boil in a medium pot. Reduce heat, add the lentils and garlic, and simmer for 20 minutes or until the potatoes are very tender.
  2. REMOVE from heat and add the kale leaves. Let stand for 5 minutes or until the kale is tender but still bright green. Drain everything well and return the mixture to the pot.
  3. ADD the milk and butter and roughly mash with a potato masher. Add the parmesan cheese and black pepper and mash again.
  4. SERVE immediately or keep warm until you are ready to eat.


2 lbs (about 3 large) russet potatoes, peeled and diced

1⁄3 cup (85 mL) red lentils

1 garlic clove, peeled

4 kale leaves, stems discarded, thinly sliced

½ cup (125 mL) milk or half & half

¼ cup (60 mL) butter

¼ cup (60 mL) freshly grated parmesan

freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 cup (250 mL)
Sodium150 mg
Potassium837 mg
Protein10 g
Cholesterol15 mg
Sugar2 g
Total Fat7 g
Saturated Fat4 g
Total Carbohydrates36 g
Dietary Fiber4 g