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Colcannon    Veg  HT  ACC  Irish  30mins


Serves  4    Hot   Vegetables  Vegetarian  Accompaniment  Gluten Wheat Free  Eggless  Ireland  British   Europe



900g/2lb Potatoes

1 Green Cabbage

1 Large Onion

100g/4oz Butter

Salt and Black Pepper

Approx 270ml/9fl.oz. Milk




1.  Peel the potatoes and cut into chunks. Chop the onions and cabbage.


2. Place the Potato in a large saucepan and season with salt and pepper,  place  the onions on top of potatoes and season with salt and pepper then place the chopped cabbage on top of the onions.


3.  Add just enough water to cover all the ingredients and bring to the boil.


4. Reduce the heat, partially cover and simmer for about 20 minutes until all the vegetables are soft. Drain any excess water off if necessary.


5. Add the butter to the pan and beat all the vegetables together hard with a wooden spoon, adding the enough milk to make the potato soft and broken up. Adjust the seasoning and serve immediately.


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Key techniques required to make this recipe


Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

Freeze/Make ahead


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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife

Chopping Board


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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