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Colcannon (Traditional Irish Dish)

 
Colcannon (Traditional Irish Dish)
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Irish Colcannon recipe; also known as Colcannon potatoes is a traditional Irish dish of mashed potatoes with kale or cabbage cooked with bacon. Perfect for St. Patrick's day.

Yield

8

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

40

min

 

Ingredients

7 large potatoes
1 bunch kale
*
¼ cup butter
milk
*
4 strips bacon
cut up
1 tablespoon onions
minced
salt and black pepper
to taste
*

Directions

Peel and boil 7 or 8 medium to large potatoes until done. Remove stalks from leaves of kale greens and tear or chop into very small pieces.

Bring to a boil with a bit of bacon and simmer while potatoes cook.

Mash the potatoes with ¼ cup of butter and milk or cream as needed. Add salt and pepper.

Drain the chopped, cooked kale. (You should have about twice as many potatoes as kale.)

Mix the two together with 1 TB. minced onion. Correct seasoning and serve with butter.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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+3

over 13 years

easy and tasty

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 275g (9.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 40323% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 16%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 200mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 24%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Sugars g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A 39% Vitamin C 66%
Calcium 5% Iron 8%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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