Mashed potatoes, spinach, onions is wonderful tasting and colorful way to serve mashed potatoes for Thanksgiving or for any other festive meal. This recipe makes about 6-8 adult servings as a side dish, and take about 15 minutes preparation time and about 30 minutes cooking and mashing time. It is best to adjust the the quantities to the number of people to be served since mashed potatoes don’t store well for eating on another day.
Mashed Potatoes, Spinach, Onions Ingredients:
Mashed Potatoes, Spinach, Onions Cooking Utensils:
Mashed Potatoes, Spinach, Onions Preparation:
Begin by washing, peeling, and cleaning the potatoes, and onions. Cut into pieces in separate piles
If using fresh spinach, wash thoroughly, and steam in a covered dish in the microwave oven until cooked.
Place the potatoes and onions in separate piles in a large covered glass or ceramic dish and bake in the microwave oven until tender.
When the potatoes and onions are cooked, remove from the oven and place onions in the container of a high speed blender, along with any liquid remaining in the baking dish. Add the spinach and juice, lemon juice, and hot pepper sauce, cover, and run the blender at high speed until the contents are smooth.
Place the potatoes in a mixing bowl that is suitable for mashing, and add the contents from the blender. Mash the potatoes with your Smood, or other potato masher, to the desired consistency (a little water or unflavored soy or rice milk can be added to aid in the mashing process). Mix occasionally with a spoon to make sure that the ingredients are uniformly mixed.
Serve and enjoy!