Colcannon Irish Potatoes | Reader's Digest

Colcannon Irish Potatoes

This traditional Irish dish is a tasty take on mashed potatoes.

Quick look

  • prep 10 min    cook 15 min
  • serves 7

Ingredients

  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 2-1/2 pounds)
  • 2 cups chopped cabbage
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter or stick margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

    How to make it  25 minutes


  • 1

    Place potatoes in a large saucepan or Dutch oven; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook over medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until potatoes are almost tender.


  • 2

    Add cabbage and onion. Cover and simmer for 5-6 minutes or until cabbage is tender. Drain well. Mash with butter, salt and pepper.


Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 148
  • Fat: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Sodium: 195mg
  • Carbs: 31g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fiber: 3g

Serving size: 2/3 cup

Diabetic exchanges: 2 starch