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Irish Colcannon

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  • 2 pounds potatoes (peeled and cut into large chunks)
  • 6 tablespoons Irish butter (unsalted)
  • 1 medium onion (finely chopped)
  • 10 ounces green cabbage (finely shredded)
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese (shredded Irish)
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
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    Calories480Calories from Fat250
    Total Fat28g43%
    Saturated Fat18g90%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat250
    Total Carbohydrate45g15%
    Dietary Fiber7g28%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C140%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Angela a month ago
    Delicious! I used a bit more cabbage, but other than that I didn’t modify anything. I might make it again, maybe for St. Patrick’s Day or something.
    David Marrinan 3 months ago
    no cheese and kale is used traditionally rather than cabbage but cabbage is ok im sure it tastes fine and preferably green not white but again and i cant stress this enough no cheese.
    Michelle DeVito 10 months ago
    Delicious!!! Will definitely make this again!
    Penelope 10 months ago
    I've been making Irish foods this weekend because of St Patrick's Day. This was delicious and will be a regular side in my rotation. I also made Corned Beef for the 1st time in the crock pot. What a delightful meal.
    Yule a year ago
    This was really good! Comfort food on a cold winter day. I used Canadian cheddar instead of Irish cheese because that is what I had on hand.
    Wendy Grant a year ago
    These are amazing! Recipe is perfect as changes needed.
    Sara W. 5 years ago
    Even my cabbage-hating boyfriend loved it! :) He had two bowl-fulls! I was randomly checking out the St. Patty's recipes when I came across colcannon. I'd never had it before so I didn't modify the recipe any. Everybody loved it, self included! I'll be making it every year now.
    Garrett Cramer 5 years ago
    I think this is my new "mashed potatoe" recipe. I never want regular mashed potatoes again. I added a few slices of bacon with the onions.
    Zeke D. 6 years ago
    Dee-Lish!! Made today to go with my shepherd's pie. Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone !!! Will be making this side dish again.
    Darlene B. 6 years ago
    I have made this recipe and added garlic and sour cream and cooked the cabbage with the potatoes.; I also added some bacon bits. Delicious! My daughter begs me to make this
    Harriet S. 6 years ago
    Not a cheese eater, the rest of the recipe sounds good...this is the Irish version of the English bubble & squeak, Serve it with nicely browned sausages (NOT Italian or American breakfast sausage, look for real English style bangers)
    Simone G. 6 years ago
    I make aversion of it but I don't use cheese and I use any veg left over from my dinner of corned beef and cabbage which includes cabbage, onions, potatoes and carrots along with any loose pieces of corned beef. I love it.
    Suzy M. 6 years ago
    Sorry, I never had colcannon made with cheese when I was in Ireland. The rest of the recipe looks great though and it is how I often make it. If one were to use cheese a fresh farmers cheese or cream cheese would be best, : )