Colcannon (Irish Mashed Potatoes and Cabbage)

Famed for their potato dishes, Irish colcannon mixes mashed potatoes with cabbage, bacon and onion for a hearty side dish.

Serves: 12
15 mins Prep time 20 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
20 mins Cook time
  • Cook bacon in large nonstick skillet on medium heat until crisp. Remove from skillet; drain on paper towels. Set aside. Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet.

  • Stir onion into reserved drippings in skillet. Cook and stir on medium-high heat 2 minutes or until tender. Add cabbage; mix well. Cover. Cook on medium heat 10 minutes or until cabbage is tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in 1 teaspoon of the seasoned salt.

  • Meanwhile, place potatoes in large saucepan. Cover with water. Bring to boil on high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain well. Return potatoes to saucepan. Add cream and remaining 2 teaspoons seasoned salt; mash well. Mix mashed potatoes, cabbage mixture and bacon in large serving dish until well blended.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 182Calories: 182Cholesterol: 29mg
  • Sodium: 544mgProtein: 5g
  • Total Fat: 10gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 18g