At the Foodie office we are getting increasingly environmentally conscious, and we can't help but sometimes feel that the whole holiday season is as much a season of food wasting as it is a season of giving.
If you're experiencing the trouble that we had - that is splurging a tad too much on food in preparation for Christmas and New Year's dinners and inevitably ending up with copious amounts of leftovers (greens in particular) – this recipe pretty much saved our lives and will save yours too.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
- 2 pounds potatoes
- 120 ml double cream
- 80 g butter
- Whatever leftover greens you have
- 120 g bacon
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
1. Preheat oven to 204 ° C.
2. Bake bacon for 20 minutes and then crumble it when it is crispy.
3. Saute leftover greens with minced garlic over medium heat for 3 minutes.
4. Cook, bake or microwave potatoes until tender.
5. Peel and cut potatoes into chunks.
6. Mash potatoes with potato masher.
7. Add potatoes into a pot along with double cream, butter, greens and bacon and stir well.
8. Serve in a bowl or fry into bubble and squeak.