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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.


    Yummly User 2 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.
    Yummly User 8 months ago
    Delicious!!! Will definitely make this again!
    Yummly User 8 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.
    Yummly User 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.
    Yummly User a year ago
    These are amazing! Recipe is perfect as changes needed.
    Yummly User 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.
    Yummly User 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.
    Yummly User 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.
    Yummly User 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
    Yummly User 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)
    Yummly User 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.
    Yummly User 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, : )