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Colcannon Irish Potatoes Recipe

"My mother came from Ireland as a teen and brought the comforting recipe with her. I find that it's great way to get my family to eat cooked cabbage...hidden in Grandma's potatoes!" writes Marie Pagel of Lena, Wisconsin.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:7 servings


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


  • 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. Add cabbage and onion. Cover and simmer for 5-6 minutes or until cabbage is tender. Drain well. Mash with butter, salt and pepper. Yield: 7 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (2/3 cup) equals 148 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 195 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch.