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Irish Colcannon Potatoes

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Potato Type: Reds
Cuisine: Irish
Prep Method: Pan Fried

Dish

Side Dish

Ingredients

  • 4 red potatoes
  • 2 cups tender savoy cabbage, shredded
  • 2 strips of thick cut Irish or Canadian bacon
  • 6 Tablespoons butter
  • ⅓ cup half and half
  • Salt and pepper as needed

Preparation

  1. Steam the potatoes till really tender. Rest the potatoes and in the same steamer, soften the cabbage a little.
  2. When the cabbage is in the steamer, Slice the bacon into half inch cubes and fry over medium heat till the fat is rendered and meat crisped.
  3. Add the half cooked cabbage to the crisped bacon and sauté for a few minutes for cooking through and for flavor
  4. Mash the potatoes with peel and with butter. Season with salt and pepper. Loosen with half and half. Fold in the bacon and cabbage mix
  5. Transfer to serving plate and sprinkle with chives (optional) on top before serving and a pat of butter!

Notes

Nutritionals are based on 1/2 of the recipe.

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Recipe By: Asha Yoganandan

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Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories

710

Fat

40g

Sodium

320mg

Cholesterol

110g

Vitamin C

100mg

Carbohydrates

78g

Fiber

10g

Protein

14g

Potassium

2240mg

Sugar

7g

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