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Oldways Kenyan Vegetable Mashed Potatoes

Servings per Recipe
Nutrition Facts
Calories : 160
Fat : 3 g
Sodium : 30 mg
Total carbohydrates : 32 g
Fiber : 5 g
Protein : 5 g
Water to cover (about 4-5 cups)
3 pounds of small-to-medium-size potatoes (yellow, red, or white), chopped into quarters
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
8 garlic cloves, minced
1 bunch of collard greens, chopped into long, thin strips (chiffonade)
Pinch of paprika
1 can (15-ounce) of corn, no salt added
1 can (15-ounce) of green peas, no salt added
1 tablespoon dried sage
Bring pot of 4-5 cups of water to a boil.
Drop in the potatoes and boil for about 20 minutes. Set timer for 15 minutes.
In a smaller pot or pan, add the olive oil and cook on medium heat. Add the garlic, collard greens, paprika, and salt to taste; sauté for about 5 minutes. Add the corn and continue to cook on low-medium heat for another 4-5 minutes.
At 15 minutes (when your timer goes off), add the peas to the potatoes to boil.
When the potatoes and peas are done, drain off most of the water (leaving about 1⁄2 cup behind) and mash them with a potato masher or large spoon until smooth.
Stir the greens, garlic, corn, and sage into the potato-pea mash.
Salt to taste and enjoy.

Recipe and photo courtesy of Oldways and shared with permission. Original published here:
Sodium (salt) content varies based on how much salt is added when serving the recipe.
Frozen corn and peas can be used instead of canned if you prefer.