• Healthy Colcannon

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    Healthy Colcannon
    Prep: 20 min Cook: 20 min Servings: 10
    by RecipeKing
    176 recipes
    Healthy Colcannon is a traditional Irish side dish with cabbage and potatoes. This is a must have side dish for Saint Patrick's Day. It takes only 40 minutes total time. Also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, vitamin enriched, diabetic, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (4) PointsPlus recipe.


    • 1-1/2 lbs russet potatoes, peeled, quartered
    • 3 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
    • 1 small onion, chopped
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 3/4 lb cabbage, shredded (about 4 cups)
    • 2 tbsp butter
    • 1/2 cup milk, warmed


    1. Cook potatoes in boiling water in a large saucepan for 20 minutes or until tender.
    2. Meanwhile, cook and stir bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Add onions to reserved drippings; cook and stir 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add water; stir to release browned bits from bottom of skillet. Add cabbage; mix well. Cover; cook 7 minutes or until cabbage is tender and water is cooked off, stirring occasionally.
    3. Drain potatoes; return to pan. Add butter. Mash potatoes until creamy, gradually adding milk. Add cabbage mixture and bacon; mix well.

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    • ShaleeDP
      This is new to me. Interesting.

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