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Classic Colcannon

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Colcannon is an easy mouth watering recipe. I am sure once you try this Colcannon dish, you will always crave for more.
  Green cabbage 1
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mashed potatoes 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Chopped scallions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon

Shred fine 1 head firm green cabbage, to measure 8 cups.
Cook, covered, until tender-crisp in 1 cup boiling salted water.
Drain well.
Blend, beating vigorously, with 4 cups hot mashed potatoes.
Beat in 1/2 cup finely chopped scallions, 1/4 cup each heavy cream and butter or margarine, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, 1/2 tea spoon ground black pepper and 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg.
Mound in a heat-proof casserole.
Dot with 2 tablespoons additional butter or margarine and broil until bubbly and golden, about 6 inches from source of heat.
Cook 4 large potatoes, peeled, to make 4 cups mashed, or save time by using instant mashed potatoes, prepared according to label directions.
For variety, beat 3/4 cup grated, sharp Cheddar cheese into cabbage-potato mixture.
Broil as directed, sprinkling with 1/4 cup additional grated cheese as well as dotting with butter or margarine.

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