Colcannon (Irish potatoes)

Carrie Garrett

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@Carrie_Garrett

We made this for st. Paddys day one year and after tweaking it slightly it has become a family favorite. If you love loaded mashed potatoes you should try this recipe! My kids actually request it. I hope that you enjoy it!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3 lbs medium
russet potatoes
1 cup stick
butter or margarine
1/2 cup
whole milk
1/2
head of green cabbage
1/2 lb
bacon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Peel and cube potatoes. Cover with cold water and 1tsp salt. Bring to boil for 20-25 minutes till just fork tender. Drain immediately.
2
While potatoes are cooking, cut off half head of cabbage. Remove yellow inner leaves. They will be bitter. Chop into bite size pieces. Set aside. Chop bacon into small pieces.
3
In a skillet fry up bacon adding a Tbsp or 2 of water to keep it from getting too crispy. Remove cooked bacon and add cabbage. Stir fry until wilted and tender. Add 1/2 c or 1 stick butter. Season with S&P.
4
By now your potatoes should be tender. Drain. Add 1/2 c or 1 stick butter to potatoes and mash. Season with S&P. Add milk and beat in until creamy and smooth. Then fold in cabbage and then bacon bits. . Serve warm.. Enjoy

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Irish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy