Colcannon

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Colcannon
Colcannon
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:707
Ready in:42 minutes
Prep. time:12 minutes
Cook time:30 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:20th January 2013
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A traditional Irish recipe made from mashed potatoes and kale, which is traditionally eaten at Hallowe'en.

To make this, you will need to have three saucepans on the go at once.


Ingredients

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Method

  1. Put the potatoes in a pan of cold water and boil until cooked.
  2. When the potatoes have started to boil, place the kale in another pan with the ham or bacon stock and simmer until tender.
  3. Meanwhile, simmer the leeks in the milk in a third pan until soft.
  4. Drain and mash the potatoes and beat in the leeks, milk and butter.
  5. Add the kale and seasoning, and mix thoroughly.

Serving suggestions

Serve with additional butter.

Variations

Cabbage can be used instead of kale.

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