Colcannon is the perfect dish for St. Patrick’s Day! Combining the flavors of sweet cabbage, fried onion and creamy mashed potatoes creates a traditional Irish dish that will fill the family and leave them feeling satisfied!

  • 3 lbs yellow or red potatoes, peeled & quartered
  • ½ cup cream
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • ½ head of cabbage (approx. 6 cups)
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook potatoes 12-15 minutes or until fork tender.
  2. Meanwhile, cook bacon in a large pan until crisp. Set aside to cool, reserve drippings.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of butter to the bacon drippings. Cook onion and cabbage over medium heat in drippings until onion is translucent and cabbage is tender.
  4. Mash potatoes adding cream and ¼ cup butter as needed. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Gently fold together mashed potatoes, cabbage & onions and chopped bacon. Top with additional melted butter if desired.