Go Back
+ servings

Cheesy Kale Mashed Potatoes

Cheesy Kale Mashed Potatoes - a fabulously nutritional veggie and a ridiculously delicious side dish all at once. 

Course Side
Cuisine American
Keyword Kale, Potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 144 kcal
Author Holly Sander


  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • pounds Yukon gold potatoes peeled and cut into 1½ to 2-inch cubes
  • 2/3 cup warmed milk or half and half
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 4 green onions thinly sliced (reserve 1 tablespoon for garnish)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups kale, cooked
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted, plus more for serving


  1. Add salt and potatoes to a pot of cold water, then bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer then cook for 18 minutes, or until fork-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, bring olive oil to medium heat in a large saucepan. Sauté kale for 3 minutes, then add garlic and green onions and cook for one more minute.
  3. When potatoes are cooked, drain them then rice them into the empty pot. Add warm milk, melted butter and cheddar cheese then stir. Fold in the cooked kale & veggies.
  4. To serve, top with remaining chopped onions and more melted butter if desired.