Colcannon Recipe

An Irish mashed potato and greens dish that is really just an excuse to eat butter!

Cooking time: 45 min

Servings: 6

The Irish love this dish so much that there’s a traditional song named after it! Enjoy our traditional recipe!


Ingredients:

  • 3 lbs. potatoes (about 5-7 medium baking potatoes)
  • Salt
  • 2 Tbsp. salted butter, plus more for serving
  • 4 cups roughly chopped kale or cabbage
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onions
  • 1 clove garlic (optional)
  • Bacon Bits (optional)
  • 1/2-3/4 cups milk

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Method:

1. Peel the potatoes an cut them into 2 inch chunks. Put them in a large pot with 2 teaspoons of salt and enough cold water to cover them. Partially cover the pot and bring it to a boil over high heat. Remove cover and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook until potatoes are fork tender. Drain and leave them in the colander.

2. Add the 2 tablespoons of butter to the pot and put it over medium heat until it melts. Add the kale or cabbage, 1/2 teaspooon of salt, and garlic. Use tongs to stir it until it is well-wilted, 3-4 minutes.

3. Add the drained potatoes and mash them. Stir in 1/2 cup of milk. Taste. Add more milk to make it moister and more salt if desired. Transfer to serving plates and dot each portion with a slice of cold butter, sliced red onions, and bacon bits.

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