Save on Pinterest

Irish Colcannon with Spring Onions and Leeks

Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish that combines mashed potatoes and cabbage. The addition of green onions and leeks punches up the flavors. It's a delicious side that pairs well with any meat. —Angela Spengler, Clovis, New Mexico
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 cups chopped cabbage
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped leek (white portion only)
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender.
  • Meanwhile, place cabbage in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 6-8 minutes or until tender.
  • Drain potatoes; mash with milk, salt and pepper. Set aside. In a large skillet, saute onions and leek in butter until tender. Drain cabbage; add to skillet with potato mixture. Heat through; sprinkle with parsley.

Recommended Video

Reviews

Click stars to rate
Average Rating:
  • misscoffeepot
    Jan 12, 2020

    So simple to prepare, and really tasty side dish. Love the flavors. Will put this on the table more, and easy to prepare and heat when needed