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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day This Week with Authentic Irish Colcannon, Featuring Kerrygold Butter


St. Patrick's Day is this Friday! Celebrate with this authentic Irish Colcannon:  

Makes 8 Servings


  • Kerrygold Colcannon 
  •  2 pounds red potatoes, cut into large chunks 
  • 3/4 cup milk 
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt 
  • 6 tablespoons 
  • Kerrygold Butter, plus additional melted butter if desired 
  • 1 cup chopped onion 
  • 6 cups finely shredded green cabbage (or one 10-ounce package) 
  • 1 cup (about 4 ounces) shredded Kerrygold Dubliner or Blarney Castle Cheese 
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste 


  1. Cook potatoes in boiling water about 20 minutes or until very tender; drain well and mash with skins on, adding milk and salt. 
  2. While potatoes are cooking, melt Kerrygold butter in a large skillet. 
  3. Add onion; cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until very soft. 
  4. Add cabbage; cook and stir for 5 minutes more or until very soft. 
  5. Stir cabbage mixture and cheese into hot potatoes and season with pepper. 
  6. Mound onto serving plates and make a well in the center of each. Pour a little melted butter into each well, if desired. 

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