Colcannon recipe - Traditional Irish Food - St Patrick's day food
This colcannon recipe is one traditional Irish food to try. It turned out best mashed potatoes I ever had! Simple mashed potatoes with sauteed kale and garlic, great and filling side dish. Moreover, colcannon is ultimate St Patrick's day food!
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Keyword: colcannon recipe, gluten free, st patricks day, traditional Irish food, vegetarian
Author: Cooking Journey
100gkale/4 leaves /3.5 oz
50mlmilk/0.2 cup /1.7 fl oz
40gbutter/2.5 tbsp /1.4 oz
Clean and cut potatoes in half.
Put potatoes in the pot, cover with water and bring to the boil. Cook 20 minutes or until you can easily insert fork or knife in the center of biggest potato.
Meanwhile in a separate pan heat olive oil, add chopped kale, leeks and minced garlic. Saute, stirring, 5 minutes until kale is tender.
Pour out the water from cooked potatoes, but return the to small heat. Let all the liquid evaporate for 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
Add butter. Using a blender or masher, work with potatoes until you have a smooth puree. Slowly add milk, continue mashing until creamy and no lumps.
Add pepper, more salt (if needed). Then add kale mixture. Blend few times for more smooth texture.