Irish Potato Colcannon

by Luisa

1 pound green cabbage or kale chopped (we use cabbage as it is a little milder)

4 ounces butter

2 pounds potatoes, peeled and quartered

1/2 cup milk or cream

Pinch of freshly ground nutmeg

Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Freshly chopped parsley for garnish

1. Boil potatoes in water until fork tender; drain.

2. Saute cabbage in 1-2 ounces butter until it starts to get tender, but keep a little bite in it.

3. Combine cabbage and potatoes. Melt 2 ounces butter, add to cabbage and potatoes. Add in milk or cream, nutmeg, and salt and pepper. Mash ingredients until fluffy.

4. Garnish with parsley and serve.

Yield: 4-6 servings.

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Very good
by: Brenda

I saw the recipe on the cooking channel and the chef went to Ireland and they put ham in it also. I did too and I have to say it was quite good.



Hi Brenda - Thanks for commenting. Ham is a perfect addition to an Irish Colcannon dish. I'm pretty sure I will make it that way myself next time! - Judith, Best Potato Recipes webmaster.

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