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Irish Colcannon

Classic Irish side dish of mashed potatoes, cabbage and butter.
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6
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 24 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Irish
Servings 6
Calories 237 kcal

Equipment

  • Medium saucepan

Ingredients
  

  • 6 Yukon gold potatoes peeled and cubed
  • Salted water
  • 1 cup green cabbage sliced into strips
  • 3 scallions diced
  • 4 TBS butter
  • ¼ to ½ cup cream
  • Butter salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • In a medium saucepan, boil diced potatoes in salted water until fork tender. Pour into colander to drain.
  • While the pot is till hot, add the 4 TBS butter and melt over low heat.
  • Add the cabbage, scallion, salt and pepper to taste. Cook over medium heat until the cabbage is tender but still a bit crunchy.
  • While the cabbage is cooking use a fork or potato masher to smash the potatoes, leaving some lumps.
  • Pour the hot cabbage mixture into the potatoes and stir to combine.
  • Add cream until you reach the desired consistency. Return to pot and reheat if necessary.
  • Serve with a well in the center to hold a pat of butter. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Irish Colcannon
Amount per Serving
Calories
237
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
11
g
17
%
Saturated Fat
 
7
g
35
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
3
g
Cholesterol
 
34
mg
11
%
Sodium
 
84
mg
4
%
Potassium
 
762
mg
22
%
Carbohydrates
 
31
g
10
%
Fiber
 
4
g
16
%
Sugar
 
2
g
2
%
Protein
 
4
g
8
%
Vitamin A
 
454
IU
9
%
Vitamin C
 
39
mg
47
%
Calcium
 
38
mg
4
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Approximate nutrition information is provided as a convenience and courtesy only. You are encouraged to do your own calculations if precise data is required.

Keyword cabbage, colcannon, mashed, potatoes
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