Mustard Greens With Red Potatoes

An easy way to sneak some nutritious greens into your diet.

Part of our series on Side Dishes

Mustard Greens With Red Potatoes




  • 4 - 5 quartered medium red potatoes;

  • 4 cups shredded mustard greens;

  • 8 ounces sliced fresh mushrooms;

  • 3 tablespoons butter;

  • 1 tablespoon bacon drippings;

  • dash of red pepper flakes [optional];

  • salt & black pepper to taste.


  1. Boil potatoes in heavily salted water until fork tender;

  2. Let them cool and then slice them.];

  3. Melt butter with bacon drippings [substitute more butter if bacon drippings not available] in a large heavy skillet over medium heat;

  4. Add sliced potatoes and mushrooms;

  5. Season with salt, black pepper, and red pepper;

  6. Cook and stir until mushrooms are tender and potatoes are heated through, about 3 to 4 minutes;

  7. Add greens and stir until wilted, about 1 minute;

  8. Serve and enjoy [adding crumbled bacon would be an excellent choice].


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