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My super creamy colcannon recipe or classic Irish mashed potatoes with green cabbage; fresh spring onion and lots of butter...

Colcannon Recipe

My super creamy colcannon recipe or classic Irish mashed potatoes with green cabbage; fresh spring onion and lots of butter...
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Irish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Calories per serving 310 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ⅔ lbs potatoes for mash (750 ml)
  • 10,5 oz green cabbage (350 g)
  • 4 meidum fresh spring onions
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • ½ cup whole milk (120 ml)
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter
  • nutmeg
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Peel the potatoes and then chop them up into smaller chunks. Fill a large pan with water and season with a good dash of salt. Add the potatoes and place the pan over high heat.
  2. My super creamy colcannon recipe or classic Irish mashed potatoes with green cabbage; fresh spring onion and lots of butter...
  3. Bring the potatoes to a rolling boil and cook for 20 minutes or until tender. Then drain them. In the meantime slice the cabbage and spring onions finely. Peel the garlic cloves and chop them up. Melt a tablespoon of butter in a high pan and add the garlic.
  4. My super creamy colcannon recipe or classic Irish mashed potatoes with green cabbage; fresh spring onion and lots of butter...
  5. Place the pan over medium heat and gently cook the garlic for 4 minutes. Then add the finely sliced cabbage.
  6. My super creamy colcannon recipe or classic Irish mashed potatoes with green cabbage; fresh spring onion and lots of butter...
  7. Stir well and cook the cabbage for 20 minutes. Add a little water if necessary. Stir regularly. The cabbage should be tender and cooked but still a little crunchy. Then stir in the sliced spring onions.
  8. My super creamy colcannon recipe or classic Irish mashed potatoes with green cabbage; fresh spring onion and lots of butter...
  9. Add the milk.
  10. My super creamy colcannon recipe or classic Irish mashed potatoes with green cabbage; fresh spring onion and lots of butter...
  11. Stir again and add the cooked and drained potatoes.
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  13. Mash them up. Season with a generous sprinkle of nutmeg, pepper and salt. Then add the rest of the butter as well.
  14. My super creamy colcannon recipe or classic Irish mashed potatoes with green cabbage; fresh spring onion and lots of butter...
  15. Stir all the ingredients and check the seasoning. Add extra milk, butter, nutmeg, pepper or salt to taste if necessary. Serve the colcannon hot drizzled with extra melted butter.
  16. My super creamy colcannon recipe or classic Irish mashed potatoes with green cabbage; fresh spring onion and lots of butter...