Irish Mashed Potatoes (Colcannon)

Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

Not your regular mashed potatoes. These are traditional Irish spuds!

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  1. Cook potatoes in water until tender.
  2. Drain.
  3. While potatoes are cooking; Melt butter in large skillet.
  4. Add chopped onion and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in kale and cook 5 more minutes.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Mash potatoes, milk, sour cream, salt and pepper with mixer.
  8. Stir in kale mixture.
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5 5

We really enjoyed these potatoes, served them with ham for Easter. I'm always trying to find recipes that incorporate more veggies & this fit the bill. DH requested that these be made on a regular basis. I was able to cook the potatoes ahead of time & just quickly reheated them in the microwave before adding them to the kale mixture.

5 5

A great addition to my St. Patty's Day meal!

3 5

These tasted pretty good, but were very dry, so we added more milk to taste. My husband also picked up Napa Cabbage instead of Kale, so the taste was a little more bland than I expected. Next time I think we will try a different Colcannon recipe, one that uses leeks instead of onion, and may add either goat's milk or goat cheese, which we find adds a really pleasant tang to mashed potato dishes, believe it or not!