Fabulous Colcannon (Mashed Potatoes and Cabbage)

Fabulous Colcannon (Mashed Potatoes and Cabbage)

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"This is not the traditional colcannon, a mashed potato and cabbage dish from Ireland. I have spiced it up and put my own spin on it, but it is WONDERFUL comfort food. Cheap and easy. I top it with cheese and serve as a main dish."

Ingredients

1 h 5 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 343 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 343 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 17 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 36g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 12.8 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 585 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water. Bring to a boil, set heat to medium-low, and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain potatoes and transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  2. Stir milk, mayonnaise, and butter into potatoes. Mash with a potato masher until smooth.
  3. Cook and stir bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until fat is rendered, 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Stir onion, garlic, and cayenne pepper into bacon and drippings and cook, stirring often, until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.
  5. Stir cabbage and water into onion mixture until cabbage is wilted, about 5 more minutes. Season with salt and black pepper.
  6. Fold cabbage mixture into mashed potatoes.
  7. Cook and stir ham pieces in the same skillet used for cabbage mixture until lightly browned, 3 to 5 minutes.
  8. Stir cooked ham into mashed potato and cabbage mixture until combined.
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I have made this tonight for dinner for family and friends. I cooked the spuds on the cook top as the 1st part of this recipe. All the other cooking I did in the microwave. Faster, easier and le...

I love to make this. It's so simple

Yum! Not only is this cheap to make, it's equally easy to throw together and surprisingly filling too. Although fine as is, I do have one suggestion for improvement. Instead of slicing your cabb...