it’s silly to make mashed potatoes the week of thanksgiving, isn’t it? well not when you live with jason cassidy [insert jason rolling his eyes at me and his entire family here].

the norwegian salmon at the grocery store looked too good to be able to walk past, and then i stumbled upon a unique mashed potato recipe. and dinner was born.

salmon with kale mashed potatoes

Salmon with Kale Mashed Potatoes
Recipe type: Main Dish
For the potatoes:
  • 20 small fingerling potatoes, peeled
  • 1½ tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 cups kale, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • parmesan cheese, as garnish
For the salmon:
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 salmon filets, deboned
  • salt and pepper
For the potatoes:
  1. Boil the potatoes for 10-15 minutes, until soft.
  2. In a large bowl or mixer, mash together the potatoes with 1 tablespoon butter, vinegar, and salt. Add in milk.
  3. In a medium pan, melt butter and saute garlic and kale until wilted.
  4. Stir kale into potato mixture. Add vinegar, salt, and pepper to taste. Serve with a little parmesan cheese as garnish.
For the salmon:
  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Melt butter in small pan. Place salmon fillets on baking dish and rub with butter. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Bake for 15-20 minutes.

potato recipe adapted from edible perspective.

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