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Irish Colcannon Potatoes

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  • 2 1/2 pounds red skinned potatoes (scrubbed clean and quartered)
  • 3 teaspoons salt (divided, plus additional to taste)
  • 6 tablespoons butter (divided)
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 green cabbage (a good sized head of, roughly chopped, about 5 to 6 cups)
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper (plus additional to taste)
  • 3/4 cup milk (slightly warmed, as needed)
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 4 slices bacon (cooked and crumbled)
  • 2 green onions (thinly sliced)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium37% DV880mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein10% DV5g
    Carbs7% DV22g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories220Calories from Fat110
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat110
    Total Carbohydrate22g7%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C60%

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


    Christian Coady a year ago
    delicious!!! A St Patrick's day go to
    Kristin 2 years ago
    My family loved this!!! We will definitely make it again.
    Sophia Fantauzzo 2 years ago
    I added ham instead of bacon because that's what I have. It's good. I'll make it again.
    Cin 2 years ago
    I've made colcannon before....but this recipe is the best I've ever tried. It is super easy to make and tastes fantastic! This will be a regular dish in my house!
    mannix 2 years ago
    Awesome reciepe everyone loved it. Definitely will make again and again. Thank you.
    Cheryl Christian 2 years ago
    these were some of the best potatoes ive ever had they turned amazing
    Hubly 2 years ago
    This is one of the most delicious potato dishes I have eaten. I used kale because I was already using cabbage with my corned beef. I cooked it long enough to coat it with the butter, but left it a bit crunchy still. The bacon adds the perfect crispiness. Great flavor.
    Tom Brocklehurst 2 years ago
    Easy to make. It was a nice Irish dish to make that was different.
    ELLIE 2 years ago
    Purists, the author clearly states this is her version of Colcannon.
    Erin Wood 2 years ago
    Actually a real traditional recipe would have kale, not cabbage. But cabbage is commonly used as a replacement, especially in America. A good recipe overall.
    AptCulinaire 2 years ago
    Colcannon in Ireland (Dublin) is made with chopped cooked kale and chopped white onion mixed in with mashed potatoes salt pepper butter and milk
    Michelle 2 years ago
    These potatoes are fantastic! Love the crunch of the cabbage, and you can feed a small army with this side!
    Rina Jeremiah 3 years ago
    Great as a side and the bacon is a great touch!
    Stephen Finlay 3 years ago
    If I were to make this again I would soften the cabbage in the microwave while boiling the potatoes. Then mash the potatoes and add the cabbage, bacon and green onion. This way it is all nice and warm when served.
    Angela 3 years ago
    So good! I did make it with spinach instead so will have to make it again with cabbage instead
    Larkin 3 years ago
    very nice! added some red oniona and devoured it!
    Chris Fields 3 years ago
    Fantastic! i added more bacon and cut back a little on the cabbage and it was.fabulous!
    MaryAnn 3 years ago
    I prefer my potatoes smooth. I will add some more seasonings next time.
    Gayle H. 3 years ago
    We made this for St. Patrick’s Day and enjoyed it. It’s a nice change from plain mashed potatoes. I made the recipe just as it was and loved the slightly chunky potatoes. The bacon and green onion add to the topping. We serviced it with bangers (medium-spiced sausage) and green beans. A great meal.
    Sarah Cantrell 3 years ago
    perfect side dish. would definitely make again. i stirred the bacon in rather than on top.
    Chris & Ken 3 years ago
    It was good! We added green onions to add to the mashed potatoes as well as sprinkling them on top.
    Lauren Hess 3 years ago
    Made these tonight minus the bacon, and they were still delicious! Even my picky husband tried them. I even added some Irish Cheddar in mine when they were still hot for an extra touch.
    Julie B. 3 years ago
    Omg these are amazing potatoes, tested them out before adding bacon and green onions. My hubs just wanted to eat them out of the bowl. I may cut the salt a little next time but there WILL be a next time. Great change instead of mashed or boiled potatoes with corn beef
    Jennifer S. 3 years ago
    Colcannon doesn't have bacon in it. It's delicious enough without it.
    patty 3 years ago
    its sound so good.i will try soon