Colcannon

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    8

    approx.
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Simply Delicious 2

Simply Delicious 2

By Darina Allen

Published 1990

  • About

This traditional Irish potato recipe is comfort food at its very best.

Ingredients

  • 2½–3 lbs (900 g1 kg) ‘old’ potatoes, e.g. Golden Wonders or Kerrs Pinks

Method

Scrub the potatoes and cook them in their jackets. Put them in a saucepan of cold water, add a good pinch of salt and bring to the boil. When the potatoes are about half cooked, 15 minutes approx. for ‘old’ potatoes, strain off two-thirds of the water, replace the lid on the saucepan, put onto a gent