Irish Colcannon for Halloween

Jenn Conley

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Colcannon has been eaten in Ireland on Halloween night for generations. Colcannon is wonderfully flavorful, incredibly filling, and oh-so warming on a cold Irish Autumn night. As far as traditional Halloween recipes go, this one is possibly the oldest and tastiest!


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Serves:

6 to 8

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

1 lb
cabbage or kale, cooked
1 lb
potatoes, cubed and boiled until tender
2 medium
leeks or green onions, cleaned well and chopped
1 c
whole milk
1/2 c
real butter, melted
salt and pepper, to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Boil Kale or Cabbage in lightly salted water until tender. Chop.
2
Bring Milk to a simmer in a medium saucepan. Add leeks and cook until soft.
3
Drain Potatoes, add Salt and Pepper to taste. Beat until fluffy.
4
Return Potatoes to pot over a low flame.
5
Add Milk with Leeks to Potatoes.
6
Beat in cooked Kale or Cabbage until green and fluffy.
7
Remove from heat and serve hot. Make a well in the middle of each portion and evenly distribute melted butter into each well.
8
Dip each bite of colcannon in the butter before eating. Enjoy.

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