Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Creamed Lettuce over Mashed Potatoes

Creamed Lettuce over Mashed Potatoes

Creamed Lettuce over Mashed Potatoes

5 from 1 vote
Course Main Dish, Side Dish
Calories 2971 kcal


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup + 1 Tbs. white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water or to taste
  • 1/2 cup Half & Half
  • 1-2 lbs. side pork diced
  • 1 Onion diced
  • 5 potatoes diced
  • 4 Tbs. Butter


  • In a mixing bowl, mix the 2 cups sugar with the white vinegar and water.
  • Once the sugar has dissolved completely, add the Half & Half to the vinegar/sugar mixture. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, tear the leaf lettuce into pieces and sprinkle a pinch of salt over the leaves. Set aside.
  • In a frying pan, fry diced side pork and diced onion.
  • While pork and onions are frying, peel potatoes and dice. Boil the potatoes until tender.
  • Once boiled, drain the potatoes.
  • Add butter to the potatoes and mash. If potatoes are not creamy enough for your liking add 2-3 Tbs. of milk or Half & Half.
  • Mix the pork and onions into the mashed potatoes in a bowl.
  • In a separate bowl mix together the cream sauce and lettuce previously prepared.
  • To serve simply ladle the creamed lettuce over the mashed potatoes in individual serving dishes, season with salt and pepper and enjoy!


Calories: 2971kcalCarbohydrates: 601gProtein: 27gFat: 60gSaturated Fat: 38gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 2gCholesterol: 165mgSodium: 528mgPotassium: 4823mgFiber: 25gSugar: 412gVitamin A: 1851IUVitamin C: 219mgCalcium: 301mgIron: 9mg
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!