Boerenkool stamppot is curly kale mixed with potatoes, usually served with rookworst sausage. This dish, boerenkool met rookworst, (which could be translated literally as farmers cabbage with smoked sausage), is made of mashed potatoes mixed with kale and it is usually eaten with smoked sausage.
- 700 g potatoes, peeled & cut into chunks
- 1 bunch kale <em>, 350 g</em>, thick stems removed and chopped
- 1 small onion, peeled & cut into chunks
- 1 small bay leaf
- salt and freshly ground black pepper
- ¼ cup milk
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
- 225 g smoked sausage
- Add the potatoes, onion, kale, a bay leaf, a pinch of salt and just enough water to cover all in a medium-sized pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a a simmer until potatoes are tender <em>(about 25 minutes)</em>.
- Slice the smoked sausage on the bias, and then sauté until golden. Set aside.
- Drain the veggies and remove the bay leaf.
- Place back in pot with milk and butter; mash or whip with hand mixer. Taste and adjust seasoning, if necessary.
- Stir in the smoked sausage.