Colcannon – Irish Mashed Potatoes
Traditional Irish side dish of mashed potatoes mixed with sautéed onions, crispy bacon and sweet cabbage that leaves everyone satisfied.
  1. In a large stockpot, add the potatoes and cover completely with water. Add 1 tablespoon of salt to the water and bring to a boil. Cook until potatoes are fork tender (approximately 12-15 minutes).
  2. In a skillet over medium-high heat, cook the bacon until it is slightly crisp. Remove and drain on a paper towel.
  3. Reserve 1 tablespoon of bacon grease in the skillet and drain the rest. Add the onions to the hot skillet and sauté over medium high heat until they are lightly browned, approximately 2 minutes.
  4. Add the cabbage to the skillet and toss for about 5 minutes, until it wilts. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Turn off heat and set aside.
  5. Once the potatoes are fork tender drain and then place the potatoes back in the hot pot. Place the pot back over the lowest heat to help the remaining water evaporate off.
  6. Mash the potatoes, adding the milk, butter, salt and pepper.
  7. Crumble the bacon and fold in the bacon, cabbage and onions with the potatoes.
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Colcannon – Irish Mashed Potatoes

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