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Colcannon for St Patrick's Day

Easy Colcannon recipe for St Patrick's Day - Simple and quick side dish for St. Patrick's Day. Wilted cabbage in mashed potatoes with lots of butter. What's not to like?
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Irish
Keyword: Colcannon, St Patrick's Day
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 380kcal


  • 1 large container of Bob Evans Mashed Potatoes
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 small head cabbage about 1 pound, cored and shredded
  • 2 scallions thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp each kosher salt & black pepper


  • Melt 3 tbsp of butter in large pan
  • Add shredded cabbage and cook until it wilts, about 5-7 minutes
    Cabbage in Colcannon
  • Add salt and pepper to cabbage as it cooks
  • While the cabbage is cooking, put the mashed potatoes in the microwave
  • Cook on high for 5 minutes.
  • When mashed potatoes come out of the microwave, add to the wilted cabbage and fold to combine.
  • Top with the green scallions
  • Transfer the colcannon to a large serving bowl and make a well in the middle of the potatoes
  • Add 1 tablespoon of butter and serve
    Cabbage in Colcannon



Serving: 1cup | Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 50.2g | Protein: 14.2g | Fat: 14.1g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5.9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18.9mg | Sodium: 1095.3mg | Potassium: 1520.8mg | Fiber: 6.2g | Sugar: 5.7g | Vitamin A: 392.3IU | Vitamin C: 40.6mg | Calcium: 102.6mg | Iron: 1.2mg
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