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Recipe by
Stormy Stewart
Mio, MI

A traditional Irish dish, Perfect for celebrating Lughnasadh or Ostara!

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Ingredients For colcannon

  • 3 lb
  • 1
    small head cabbage, finely chopped
  • 2 stick
  • 1 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/2 lb
    bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 4
    leeks, chopped or 8 green onions if you don't have leeks
  • salt and pepper

How To Make colcannon

  • 1
    Cook potatoes until soft. Drain and mash.
  • 2
    Slice butter stick into pieces. Add to the potatoes along with cream and beat together
  • 3
    Boil cabbage drain and add to potatoes.
  • 4
    Add second stick of butter making sure to coat all of the cabbage.
  • 5
    Add the bacon and leeks; Simmer for 1/2 hour, salt and pepper to taste. SErve right away