Colcannon

Colcannon

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Cindy McLaughlin

By
@GrammiMac

Contributed by: Penny and Judy Constant

This is a recipe from County Mayo, Ireland. It's traditional fare that's good anytime. Kale can be substituted for cabbage

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Serves:
8 (makes 5 1/3 cups)
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Saute

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    cabbage, halved & cored
  • 1 lb
    potatoes, peeled & cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
  • 2 1/2 c
    leeks, chopped (white & green part only)
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 pinch
    ground mace

How to Make Colcannon

Step-by-Step

  1. Put cabbage in a 3 quart saucepan and add salted water to cover by 1 inch. Bring to a boil, then reduce hear and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes.
  2. Transfer cabbage to a bowl with a slotted spoon. (Do not dump water out of the pot.) Coarsely chop and cover with foil to keep warm.
  3. Add potatoes to cabbage water and boil until very tender, 15 -20 minutes. Drain, return to pot and cover.
  4. While potatoes cook, put leeks and milk in a separate saucepan and simmer over medium-low heat until soft, about 10 minutes.
  5. Add salt & pepper to taste and mace to potatoes; mash well. Stir in cabbage and leeks. Make a well in the center, and pour in butter. Mix well.

Printable Recipe Card

About Colcannon

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Irish
Hashtag: #lent



Leave a Comment

25 French Toast Recipes Your Family Will Love

25 French Toast Recipes Your Family Will Love


Perfect for the holidays or for a random Saturday morning, french toast is a family favorite. What can be better than bread dipped in egg and pan-fried to golden brown perfection? Oh yeah – changing it up! By adding fruit, turning it into a casserole, or combining other favorite breakfasts (like cinnamon rolls), the possibilities […]

32 Leftover Turkey Recipes

32 Leftover Turkey Recipes


Leftovers are one of our top 5 favorite things about Thanksgiving! From sandwiches to casseroles to soups, turkey leftover recipes are a delicious tradition we love partaking in. Don’t settle for the same boring ideas. Check out these 32 turkey leftover recipes that might just be better than Thanksgiving dinner.

14 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes That’ll Complete Your Feast

14 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes That’ll Complete Your Feast


Pumpkin pie, pecan pie, apple pie, give us all the pies at Thanksgiving! Is it Thanksgiving if you don’t finish your feast with a slice of pie? We don’t think so. If asked to bring a pie or hosting Thanksgiving and not sure what pie to make, try one of these 14 recipes. From pumpkin […]