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    Colcannon Soup

    Colcannon Soup. Photo by -Sylvie-

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hr

    30 mins

    30 mins

    PanNan's Note:

    This is posted for the World Tour 2005 event. I haven't tried it yet, but it looks wonderful. The source is the Irish Heritage Cookbook by Margaret M. Johnson. The author credits chef Gerry Galvin, of Drimcong House in Moycullen (County Galway).

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in cabbage, potatoes, and leeks. Cover and cook until barely tender (about 10 minutes).
    2. 2
      Add stock and bring to a boil. Cover, then reduce heat to a simmer, and cook until the vegetables are soft (about 15 minutes). Season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg.
    3. 3
      Transfer mixture to a blender or food processor in batches and process until smooth (or use an immersion blender). Note: the recipe can be made ahead up to this point.
    4. 4
      Return to the same saucepan and whisk in the half and half.
    5. 5
      Serve hot.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 20, 2007

      45

      Good soup! My mom owns a catering business and her chef made your recipe for the cafe for their St. Patty's Day menu. I definitly recommend a bit more salt and pepper to taste as well as serving this with some croutons (maybe rye or pumpernickel croutons to stay with the theme) or crackers for a thicker soup. This soup makes for a great traditional St. Patty's day staple for anyone's festive celebration.

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    • on January 23, 2006

      55

      I made this for Photo Swap #5. This is a delicious soup, that is so easy and quick to make. I halved the recipe and my BF and I ate it all with plenty of Soda Bread on the side. I kept about 1/4 aside when blitzing the soup and then returned it to the blitzed part. I like a bit of texture better than having a completely smooth soup. My pinch of nutmeg was also rather large, but it is one of my favourite spices. I also omitted the cream, eventhough I had bought some to make this, but it really didn't need any. It is so creamy just as it is. I only used a couple of drops for garnish, making it even healthier. Thank you so much for sharing, I'll definitely make this again and if I could I'd give it more than 5*. :D

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    • on October 09, 2005

      55

      This is deliciously creamy and smooth. The only change was to use more nutmeg. I used part chicken stock and part chicken bouillon. A very good, healthy soup I will make again. Thanks!

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    Nutritional Facts for Colcannon Soup

    Serving Size: 1 (474 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 356.7
     
    Calories from Fat 146
    41%
    Total Fat 16.2 g
    25%
    Saturated Fat 9.1 g
    45%
    Cholesterol 45.0 mg
    15%
    Sodium 386.1 mg
    16%
    Total Carbohydrate 44.2 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 4.0 g
    16%
    Sugars 8.0 g
    32%
    Protein 10.2 g
    20%

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