Colcannon

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Colcannon
One of Ireland’s most well loved and traditional recipes ideal to accompany your spread on Saint Patrick’s Day.
 

1kg potatoes, peeled and diced

250g savoy cabbage, finely sliced

1 bunch of spring onions, finely sliced

2 tbsp of butter

75ml of milk

Add the potatoes to a pot of cold water, cover, place over a high heat then bring to the boil.

Reduce heat and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 10-15 minutes.

Steam the cabbage until tender.

When the potatoes are cooked, remove from the heat, drain into a colander then add back into the pot with the butter and milk.

Using a potato masher, mash the potatoes until smooth and creamy.

Add in the spring onion, steamed cabbage, salt and black pepper then stir through with a spoon until evenly combined.

Serve the colcannon straight away with a little extra butter and salt if desired.

Serves
4-6

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Vegetables

Recipe Type
Family Dinners, Side Dish, Vegetarian

Cuisine
Irish, Traditional Irish

Special Info
Vegetarian

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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