Traditional Colcannon

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Traditional Colcannon
This traditional Irish potato dish is a perfect accompaniment to any meat dish. 

6 large potatoes, peeled and chopped

Pinch salt

4 tbsp olive oil

40g butter

½ head cabbage

80g milk

70g cream (thickened or pouring)

Salt and pepper to season

Cook the potatoes in a pot of salted boiling water for about 15 minutes, until they are soft.  

Drain off the water and add the butter. Mash until it is creamy. Set aside.

In a frying pan gently heat the oil on a medium temperature.

Add the cabbage and cook until it is soft.

Add the mashed potatoes, milk and cream.

Season with the salt and pepper. 

Serve hot. 

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
20 minutes

Main ingredients

Recipe Type
Dinner, Side Dish


Level of Difficulty

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