Colcannon - Irish recipe

Patrice Manning


This is a recipe I saved from a Gourmet magazine back in the 90's. It's one I've made for a number of years. I added the crumbled bacon and parsley.

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1 1/4 lb
about 2 large baking potatoes
3 c
thinly sliced cabbage
1/2 c
milk, scalded
2 Tbsp
butter, cut into small pieces and softened
salt and pepper to taste
crumbled bacon, optional
minced fresh parsley, optional

How to Make Colcannon - Irish recipe


  • 1Peel and cut potatoes into 1 inch pieces. Place them in a sauce pan and simmer, covered for 15 min. or until they are tender.
  • 2While potatoes are cooking. Steam the cabbage for 5 minutes or until its tender.
  • 3Mash the potatoes adding the milk and butter.
    Stir in the cabbage. Add salt and pepper to taste.
    Top with bacon and parsley, if desired.
  • 4Enjoy.

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About Colcannon - Irish recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Potatoes