- 600 gram (1.3 lb) potatoes
- 400 gram(14 oz) escarole endive
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 6 bacon strips
Peel the potatoes and cut into regular sized chunks. Bring to a boil in a pan of water that barely covers the potatoes and add the salt. Lower the heat to medium and boil for about twenty minutes. In a skillet, fry the bacon. When ready, cut into small strips or chunks.
When the potatoes are easily pierced with a fork, pour off the remainder of the water saving about half a cup. Mash and add some potato water if the mashed potatoes are too dry.
Wash the escarole or other tender green vegetables of your choice, rinse and cut into half inch strips. Mix in with the mashed potatoes, and add the bacon. Taste and adjust salt, and add a pinch of pepper or nutmeg if desired.