How to Cook Colcannon

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Mar. 25, 2014

Web chef, Kimberly Turner, shares with you How to Cook Colcannon...perfect for St. Patrick's Day!


Potatoes 6 Large , cooked and mashed
Buttermilk 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (1/3
Butter 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Salt and pepper To Taste
Green cabbage 4 Cup (64 tbs) , finely shredded
Cayenne pepper To Taste (a few dash)
Paprika To Taste



1. In large sauce pan, bring cabbage to a boil on medium high heat. Reduce to simmer for approximately 10 minutes or until tender, but not overcooked. Drain well and set aside.

2. In a large bowl, combine mashed potatoes, butter, buttermilk, salt and pepper. Mix well and add cooked cabbage and cayenne pepper. Combine thoroughly and season again with salt and pepper to taste.

3. Into a casserole dish, transfer the mixture, smooth out and sprinkle paprika on top. Broil for a few minutes to brown the top, if desired.


4. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 256Calories from Fat 70

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 60 mg2.5%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.7%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet