Classic Irish Colcannon Recipe

Classic Irish Colcannon picture


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient


 Cabbage1 Small, steamed and finely chopped
 Seasoned mashed potatoes2 Cup (32 tbs) (Hot)
 Bacon drippings/Butter / margarine2 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 White pepper1 Pinch

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 477 Calories from Fat 67

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11.5%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g16.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 7.6 mg

Sodium 271.7 mg11.3%

Total Carbohydrates 97 g32.4%

Dietary Fiber 11.5 g45.8%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 11 g21.3%

Vitamin A 1.2% Vitamin C 112%

Calcium 2.6% Iron 1.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat the oven to 400° F.

2. In a mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix well
3. Grease a 1 ½ quarter casserole generously with butter.
4. Turn the cabbage mixture into the casserole and spread, leaving the surface unsmooth.
5. Bake in the preheated oven for 35—45 minutes until lightly browned.

6. Serve the cabbage straight from the casserole dish
7. This is a traditional Irish dish that is served along with stew and is eaten in winter.