Colcannon Recipe

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Colcannon

Sue Stone

By
@Bayhill

Posted for Culinary Quest - Ireland


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Serves:

4

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 lb
yukon gold potatoes, peeled and sliced 1/4" thick
5 oz
butter
7 oz
kale, tough center ribs removed and leaves finely chopped
1/2 c
milk
salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Fill a large pot with generously salted water. Add potato slices; bring to a boil. Simmer until the potatoes are tender; drain. Return potatoes to the pot off of the heat; cover with a clean dish towel and allow to sit for 5 minutes (this helps dry out the potatoes, resulting in a fluffier mash).
2
In a large skillet, melt 2 Tablespoons butter over medium heat. Add chopped kale and cook for about 10 minutes, or until it has softened and turned a vibrant green. Remove from heat and set aside.
3
In a small saucepan, add milk and remaining 1/2 cup butter; heat over medium heat until butter is melted. Mash the potatoes or press them through a ricer. Pour in hot milk mixture and whip until potatoes are fluffy and light. Stir in cooked kale and salt and pepper, to taste. Transfer to serving bowl; make a well in the top and add a pat of butter.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: UK/Ireland