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Irish Colcannon

chef.matt.frost's picture
Ingredients
  Spring onions 15 Large
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Potatoes 1 3⁄4 Pound (Peeled)
  Water 1 Quart
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Slice onions length-wise and cut in 1 in lengths soak in milk and add 1/2 oz tsp salt.
Cover potatoes with water add remaining salt, and boil until tender for mashing.
Boil onions in milk, add butter, and simmer until tender.
Drain potatoes very dry, mash, and add cooked onions, pounding them thoroughly into the potatoes.
Continue mashing and pounding until potatoes are fluffy and onions entirely absorbed add pepper, and additional salt and milk if necessary.
Servevery hot with a pool of melted butter in the middle of each serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
4

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2 Comments

Anonymous's picture
what wine would you serve with this dish
shantihhh's picture
I made Colcannon just the other evening but with cabbage and potatoes. Wine? A Chardonnay or avignon Blanc is great, but of course the Irish prefer such as Guinness.