Traditional Irish Colcannon

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Colcannon Mashed Potatoes, Creamy and Delicious Butter Potatoes. This is a traditional Irish dish of mashed potatoes, kale and scallions.

Colcannon is full of flavor. If you like mashed potatoes, chances are you’ll love this dish. The mashed potatoes get a ton of flavor from the scallions and great texture from the chopped kale. We all love butter and milk in our potatoes, so this is a colcannon recipe seasoned with salt and pepper too!

Colcannon made a nice demo. We like to serve it warm on a large plate with a little butter on top.We’re committed to adding greens to your favorite dishes know your product.

What is Colcannon?

Colcannon is a traditional Irish mashed potato recipe served with kale or cabbage. For kids who love potatoes but might not eat kale by the spoonful, this is a great way to get them to eat veggies. Cabbage is also a great addition and you wish you could even have both.

Next time you see kale at the grocery store, why not pick it up and try colcannon potatoes? Patrick’s Day or anytime you want to prepare a delicious side dish for your family, this recipe will be the perfect accompaniment to your Irish meals.

There are several ways to add scallions and kale to mashed potatoes. You can cook the shallots and kale in the same butter and milk you warmed for the potatoes, or you can place them in boiling water for about 1 minute. We like the butter and milk method so that all the nutrients stay in the mix, whereas if you blanch it in water some of the nutrients will be lost once you drain.

Fill the bowl with colcannon.

Potatoes are so versatile, we always have them in the house. You can add them to so many recipes, or let them shine on their own.

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