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Celebrate St. Patty's day with a hefty bowl of Irish Colcannon Potatoes made with leeks, cabbage. Perfect as a side dish to any meal

Irish Colcannon Potatoes

Celebrate St. Patty's day with a hefty bowl of Irish Colcannon Potatoes made with leeks, cabbage and caramelized onions. The perfect side dish to grilled chicken

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Irish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 276 kcal


For Irish Colcannon Potatoes

  • 2 lbs Russet Potatoes peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup Butter plus more for serving
  • 1 Leek cleaned and chopped
  • 1 large Onion Sliced
  • 1/4 Head of Green Cabbage chopped
  • 1 Green Onion chopped
  • 1 cup Skim Milk
  • Salt + Pepper to taste

Served with

  • 1 bag Cooked Perfect® Fire Grilled Chicken Thighs


  1. Place potatoes in a large pot covered with water. Add salt and bring to a boil until fork tender. About 15 to 20 minutes

  2. In the meantime, cook onion with 1 tablespoon of butter on medium low heat.

  3. When onion starts to soften, add salt and the rest of the butter and sprinkle the cabbage and leek. Cook until onion caramelizes, and the other veggies become tender. Season with salt and pepper

  4. When potatoes are tender, drain, and return to pot. Mash with milk, and add the veggies. Stir and test of seasoning

  5. Serve hot with a pad of butter in the middle and garnish with green onions

  6. Enjoy as a side to Cooked Perfect® Fire Grilled Chicken Thighs 

Nutrition Facts
Irish Colcannon Potatoes
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 276 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 25mg8%
Sodium 124mg5%
Potassium 986mg28%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 750IU15%
Vitamin C 31.8mg39%
Calcium 122mg12%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.