Colcannon

Colcannon Recipe

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Jamallah Bergman

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@pmyodb1

A Irish dish made with 3 things that I love the most....Mashed Potatoes,Cabbage and Ham.....yum!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 45 Min

Ingredients

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3 lb
potatoes,scrubbed
2 stick
butter
1 1/4 c
hot milk
fresh ground black pepper
1
head cabbage,cored and finely shredded
1
(1 lb) piece of ham or bacon,cooked the day before
4
scallions,finely chopped
chopped parsley leaves, for garnish

How to Make Colcannon

Step-by-Step

  • 1Steam the potatoes in their skins for 30 minutes. Peel them using a knife and fork. Chop with a knife before mashing. Mash thoroughly to remove all the lumps. Add 1 stick of butter in pieces. Gradually add hot milk, stirring all the time. Season with a few grinds of black pepper.
  • 2Boil the cabbage in unsalted water until it turns a darker color. Add 2 tbsp butter to tenderize it. Cover with lid for 2 minutes. Drain thoroughly before returning it to the pan. Chop into small pieces.
  • 3Put the ham in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 45 minutes until tender. Drain. Remove any fat and chop into small pieces.
  • 4Add cabbage,scallions, and ham to mashed potatoes, stirring them gently. Serve in individual soup plate. Make an indentation on the top by swirling a wooden spoon. Put 1 tbsp of butter in each indentation. Sprinkle with parsley.

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About Colcannon

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Pork




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