Colcannon Irish Potatoes

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

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”10 min” cook_time=”15  min” serves=”7″ details=”” ]

[ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=””]

  • 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


[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”25 minutes”]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]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.
[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Add cabbage and onion. Cover and simmer for 5-6 minutes or until cabbage is tender. Drain well. Mash with butter, salt and pepper.[/step-item]

[nutrition-info calories=”148″ calories_fat=”” fat=”2g” sat_fat=”1g” choles=”4mg” sodium=”195mg” carbs=”31g” sugars=”” protein=”3g” fiber=”3g”]

Serving size: 2/3 cup

Diabetic exchanges: 2 starch


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