How to make it

  • Place potatoes in a dutch over or large saucepan. Add enough cold water to cover potatoes. Bring to boil, then reduce heat to med. low; simmer 20 minutes, or until tender.
  • Meanwhile, cook bacon iin large skillet on med. heat until crisp, stiring occasionally. Remove bacon from skillet and drain on paper towels.
  • Stir onion into drippings; cook and stir until crisp-tender. Add 1/2 cup water; stir to release browned bits from bottom of skillet. Add cabbage; mix well.
  • Cover and cook 7 minutes or until cabbage is tender and water has evaporated. Drain potatoes; return to saucepan. Add butter. Mash potatoes until creamy, gradually adding milk. Add cabbage mixture, bacon, salt and pepper. Stir until well blended.

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  • poohbearlovesheavymetal 8 years ago
    Wow that sounds amazing and so simple.
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  • beautidiva 10 years ago
    This is going to be awesome! My husband's family is Irish so this is going to be great!
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  • nlo209 10 years ago
    Colcannon is one of my favorite potato dishes. Thanks for the recipe.
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  • lor 10 years ago
    This is one of my favourite "Irish" dishes. I love preparing it and everyone enjoys consuming it ;-)
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  • pat2me 10 years ago
    This is how I remember it.......definitely having this soon!
    Thanks for the post!
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  • thepiggs 10 years ago
    This sounds good! Love all of the ingredients so I know it will taste great.
    Thanks for sharing this!

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