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Colcannon - Irish Cabbage & Potato Mash


Number of Servings: 6
Prep Time: 35-45 min Skill Level: Average


2 pounds medium-size yellow potatoes
2 strips Irish or Canadian bacon
1/2 pound cabbage
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon minced onion
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper


1. Boil the whole unpeeled potatoes until they are soft when pierced with a fork.

2. Drain, peel and mash the potatoes.

3. Cook the 2 strips of bacon.

4. Cut cabbage into very fine strips and cook in 1/2 cup of water covered with the bacon strips. Cook the cabbage until very tender. Drain.

5. Melt butter in a large saucepan on low heat.

6. Add minced onion, salt and pepper, potatoes and cabbage with bacon. Blend thoroughly and heat.

Submitted By :

Brian M


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