St Patricks Day recipe Colcannon

by Martina on March 6, 2012

Here is a traditional Irish recipe to enjoy on St Patricks Day

450g Cabbage

450g potatoes

small bunch of spring onion tops

1/4 pint of milk or cream

salt and pepper

good knob of butter to serve.

1.  cook the cabbage in boiling salted water until tender but not overcooked.  drain very well and chop finely.

2.  cook the potatoes.  chop the onion tops and simmer them in milk or cream for about 5-7 minutes.  drain the potatoes, season and mash them well, then stir in the cooked onions and milk.  then blend in the chopped cabbage.  taste for seasoning.  Heat the entire mixture gentle, then pile into a warmed dish.  Make a well in the centre and put in knob of butter.  Enjoy.

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