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Easy Irish Colcannon

Easy Irish Colcannon

  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    20 m
  • Ready In

    40 m
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Traditional Irish potato dish, very easy to make. Bear in mind that the UK and Ireland weren't exactly known for their cuisine, but for authenticity, this is what you want. For unauthentic but enhanced flavor, you can add bacon bits, or Cheddar cheese, or both.

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  • Calories:
  • 272 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 10.4 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 41.5g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 6.9 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 28 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 178 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Place the potatoes, cabbage, and green onions into a large sauce pan, fill with water, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.
  2. Drain the vegetables and place into a large bowl. Mash the potatoes and vegetables with the butter using a fork until the mixture is chunky, pouring in half-and-half gradually as you mash. Season with salt and pepper, and serve.
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sms
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sms

3/19/2010

Made this recipe for a St. Patrick's Day party and the family loved it! The only change I made was adding one clove of garlic to the mash. :-) Good the next day too.

Sarah Jo
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Sarah Jo

3/13/2012

I increased the milk/butter just a touch and I threw in a half pound of crumbled crisp bacon. Comfort food at it's best. I made Guinness Corned Beef to go with it. Excellent meal.

HeidiBB
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HeidiBB

3/18/2010

This was wonderful! All three of my children LOVED it, including the baby! I did add the bacon AND colby cheese for a little extra flavor, but it definitely didn't need flavor. I will make this our new favorite cabbage recipe and will also make it every St. Patty's day week. Thank you for sharing this recipe!

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