side dish RECIPE

Easy Colcannon (Irish Mashed Potatoes)

Colcannon is an Irish mashed potato recipe combined with leeks and kale. It’s that time of year again and this green-filled dish is perfect for your St. Patrick’s Day Menu.

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Come learn all about Colcannon, how to make Colcannon Potatoes, and my tips and tricks for preparing your very best Colcannon.


1. In a stock pot or cast iron pot, add both potato types, parsnips, and bay leaves.


2. Cover with water and bring to a boil.


3. Lower the heat to a slow boil or simmer and cook for 20 - 30 minutes, or until the potatoes and parsnips are tender enough to be mashed.

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