Kale hotchpotch with sausage and bacon

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Tags: Soups & Stews Fruits & Vegetables

1 kilogram kale
2 kilograms potatoes
1 smoked sausage
250 grams Canadian bacon or cured side of pork
75 grams butter
100 ml milk 
salt and pepper

Strip the kale from the stalks and finely chop and use only the dark-green leafs. Peel, wash and halve the potatoes. Boil the potatoes until tender. Meanwhile, pour about 2 inches of water in a second pan, add some salt and bring to a boil. Add the kale, turn down the heat and and let it simmer and shrink. Put the smoked sausage and the bacon or pork on top of the kale. If preferred, the pork can be braised or baked beforehand.

vWhen both the kale and potatoes are done, drain the vegetables. Add the butter and milk to the potatoes and mash them. Mix in the kale and add salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.