Colcannon (Irish potatoes)
How to Make Colcannon (Irish potatoes)
- Peel and cube potatoes. Cover with cold water and 1tsp salt. Bring to boil for 20-25 minutes till just fork tender. Drain immediately.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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