Recipe by Auntie M
"This is an 'Irish' way to deal with the leftover corned beef after the American corned beef and cabbage feast. My husband considers this a wonderful part of the corned beef cycle. I use red potatoes with skins on, substitute ham for the corned beef, and leeks for the green onions, depends on what's in the fridge."
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red potatoes, quartered
cabbage, cored and shredded
green onions, sliced, white parts and tops separated
white pepper to taste
1 1/4 cups
leftover corned beef, cut into pieces and warmed
This was very tasty. I forgot to salt the cabbages' cooking water, so salt was added to the hot milk; this allowed the salt to dissolve & be incorporated when folding all ingredients together. Digestion tip: Raw onions/scallions contain enzymes that help digest cooked potatoes, so always a good idea to add them somehow in raw form ~ as a garnish in this case.
Kale tastes better than cabbage & is more traditional. I prefer using bacon rather than corned beef or leaving it out all together and having the colannon along side sliced corned beef. Personal preference is for the red potatoes used here rather than peeling all those Irish white potatoes.
Every Ervery Good...I thought at first my head of cabbage was way to much for the 3 pounds potatoes.....nope worked out very well. I love this dish....My neighbors as well. I'm not going to count my son on this, we already new he doesn't like corn beef. But it was superb!!!
I thought this recipe was incredible. I had never had it before. I followed the recipe exactly and my entire family loved it!
I had never eaten colcannon but my husband had & he thought this was good. I also enjoyed it & it was soooo easy. I used buffalo pastrami from Costco which is free of nitrates & nitrites. My husband said a little apple cider vinegar sprinkled over each helping was a common addition. This gave it a little more flavor which we liked.
I've never had colcannon before but it tastes yummy to me. I used bacon instead of cornbeef (didn't have any) and cooked the onions and garlic in the bacon grease along with the butter.
This was devoured by the entire family. Served it with a salad. This will be in my family recipe book. Wonderful flavor.
This was excellent! I've made again with cottage roll ham which was equally as good. I absolutely love red potatoes. So now when i'm boiling potatoes, half way through cooking, I add chopped up cabbage, strain and mash together with the butter, milk and pepper. What a great way to get everyone to eat cooked cabbage!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
St. Patrick's Colcannon
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 301
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