Cream Cheese Colcannon

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A delicious Irish dish for St. Patrick's Day or any day of the year.


★★★★★ 2 votes

30 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 lb
  • 4 c
    shredded cabbage
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    skim milk
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 pkg
    3-oz. package cream cheese, softened
  • 1
    pinch salt and pepper

How to Make Cream Cheese Colcannon


  1. Place potatoes in a large pot and cover with salted water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, 15-20 minutes. **Drain and reserve the cooking liquid. Allow potatoes to cool until they can be handled
  2. Boil cabbage and onion with the reserved potato water in a pot until softened. about 5 minutes. Drain.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 2-qt. casserole dish. Peel and cut potatoes into chunks, place in a large bowl. Mash skim milk, cream cheese and butter into potatoes until mixture is smooth. Stir in drained cabbage and onion into potato mixture, stirring until the cream cheese melts.
  4. Pour potato mixture into the prepared casserole dish. Bake in a preheated oven until browned, 30-35 minutes.

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About Cream Cheese Colcannon

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Irish
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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