Colcannon (Baked Mashed Potatoes with Cabbage)

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Title: Colcannon (Baked Mashed Potatoes with Cabbage)
Yield: 1 Servings
Categories: Irish, Potato, Vegetables, Cheese

Ingredients:

6 Russet potatoes (about 3
-pounds)
-A 2 lb cabbage, diced
1 Stick unsalted butter, cut
-into bits
2 tb Minced fresh chives
1/2 c Milk
1 1/2 c Grated sharp Cheddar


Peel the potatoes, cut them into 1-inch dice, and in a large saucepan
combine them with enough cold salted water to cover them by 1 inch. Bring
the water to a boil, simmer the potatoes for 15 minutes, or until they are
tender, drain. In another large saucepan combine the cabbage with enough
cold salted water to cover it by 1 inch and bring to a boil. Simmer the
cabbage for 10 to 12 minutes, or until it is just tender, and drain. In a
large bowl mash the potatoes and stir in the butter, the chives, the milk,
the cabbage, and salt and pepper to taste. Transfer the mixture to a
2-quart baking dish, sprinkle the Cheddar over it, and bake the dish in the
middle of a preheated 350F oven for 30 minutes, or until it is heated
through and the cheese is melted. Serves 6-8 as a side dish.
Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V3 #252

Date: Sat, 14 Sep 1996 10:09:20 -0500

From: pickell@cyberspc.mb.ca (S.Pickell)