Colcannon

Total Time:
2 hr
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
1 hr 45 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients
  • 3 pounds potatoes, scrubbed
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1 1/4 cups hot milk
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 head cabbage, cored and finely shredded
  • 1 (1-pound) piece ham or bacon, cooked the day before
  • 4 scallions, finely chopped
  • Chopped parsley leaves, for garnish
Directions
Watch how to make this recipe

Steam the potatoes in their skins for 30 minutes. Peel them using a knife and fork. Chop with a knife before mashing. Mash thoroughly to remove all the lumps. Add 1 stick of butter in pieces. Gradually add hot milk, stirring all the time. Season with a few grinds of black pepper.

Boil the cabbage in unsalted water until it turns a darker color. Add 2 tablespoons butter to tenderize it. Cover with lid for 2 minutes. Drain thoroughly before returning it to the pan. Chop into small pieces.

Put the ham in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 45 minutes until tender. Drain. Remove any fat and chop into small pieces.

Add cabbage, scallions, and ham to mashed potatoes, stirring them in gently.

Serve in individual soup plates. Make an indentation on the top by swirling a wooden spoon. Put 1 tablespoon of butter into each indentation. Sprinkle with parsley.


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I made this for the first time for St. Patrick,s day.  The only change I did was use regular chopped onions.   This  is the best tasting recipe yet.   My husband and I loved it.  I'm going to make this more often.    This is a keeper.!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I make this recipe every year for St. Pat's day.  I usually serve it with stuffed cabbage or Guinness Stew.  Always a winner! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have made this exact recipe since seeing this years ago. It is a very long complicated process. I have decided from now on not to do the potatoes like this....too much hassle. Just going to peel potatoes and cut up like you do for boiling potatoes for mashed potatoes. Will just fix the mashed potatoes and then add in the ham, green onion and cooked cabbage. It is a very comforting recipe but it is kind of plain since there are no spices but I definitely fix this every year. item not reviewed by moderator and published
You really need to saute the cabbage for quite a while to get it soft. This are delicious. I use all the butter and then some and the scallions and bacon. YUM!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I've made this twice and it is so good! It's our new St. Patrick's Day meal. I only use about half the butter, and I've not put in the scallions (I forgot) - but it's so good without them that I won't change it now. Definitely a comfort food. A favorite in our house now! item not reviewed by moderator and published
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This recipe was yummy. Although peeling already cooked potatoes was a pain. Also the scallions were a bit overpowering. Next time I will use less and prolly sauté them with the ham bits. My good friend can't eat pork so I used turkey ham sautéed in a little bit of olive oil. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe was amazing!! The only thing I found was that there was so much cabbage that I actually used part of it in the Colcannon and dished up the rest with some bacon as another side dish! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I thought this dish was absolutely delicious. Served it as part of our St. Patrick's Day dinner. I made the recipe as written. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was a really neat way to incorporate cabbage into our St Paddy's Day dinner. I searched a few other recipes which had kale in them so I added some to this. I also cut down the prep time by skipping making my own potatoes! I used two packages of Bob Evans refrigerated original mashed potatoes. I had potatoes for days! But this was really delicious. I also used thick cut bacon cut into small pieces and slow cooked in a saute pan rather than ham chunks. I like the idea of sauteing the cabbage in the bacon grease to add even more flavor. My family and our guests all enjoyed this a lot! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Mixed reviews in my house. Older generation loved, the younger not so much. The potatoes and cabbage were a bit of a hassle given the outcome. I think I'd tweek like the idea below to fry some bacon and sautee the cabage in the drippings. Overall good, havent tried the leftovers yet... item not reviewed by moderator and published
On St Patrick's Day i was looking for something to go with the corned beef besides the same old boiled potatoes and stumbled across this recipe. I steamed my potatoes using the whole 5# bag of yukon golds I had- fried some chopped bacon til crunchy, set the bacon aside and added the cabbage to bacon drippings with some chicken broth - cooked til the cabbage was soft- mashed the potatoes (skins on with lots of browned butter- drained and added the cabbage to the potatoes as well as, the bacon bits, salt and pepper to taste, and scallions. this will be my go to recipe- It was amazing!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this for the first time on St. Patrick's Day to accompany Michael Symon's Irish Stew and my Irish Soda Bread. What a fantastic meal. My husband HATES cooked cabbage in any form. He will only eat coleslaw. Well, even he went back for seconds on everything, including the Colcannon. I forgot to buy a piece of ham so I used bacon instead and it was huge hit. A drop or two of green food coloring gave it just a light green color to go with our green beer! I won't wait until St. Patrick's Day to make this crowd-pleaser again! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this for the first time today using gold potatoes and a little bacon since the protein was covered by a corned beef. I followed the recipe exactly and it was delicious! Having said that, I will never peel already-cooked potatoes again! Truly a hassle. Since you're not going to get silky-smooth mashed potatoes anyway (cabbage, scallions, ham/bacon, just leave the peels on and have "smashed" potatoes. Soooo good! item not reviewed by moderator and published
So good even my picky eaters ate it! My son loves this with chopped turkey inside (cooked hte day before and topped with turkey gravy.... YUMMM! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Soooooo good! I added a little dill to the cabbage while I cooked it. I also added a few drops of horseradish sauce to the mashed potatoes and it was excellent!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
the best i ever had! now, i want more! item not reviewed by moderator and published
If you are a lover of potatoes and butter,you will absolutely love this recipe. I made it with leftover Easter ham and it was and now is in the top ten of my all time favorite meals.You have to put a lot of pepper and butter on it when you are serving it. I can not rave enough about this dish. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Tested last week for St Pats party & was amazing! Used leeks instead of scallions, baking potatos (they're starchy and bacon. Don't skimp on the butter at the end...totally the Irish way. (They also use kale vs. gr cabbage. Searched several recipes and this was by far the best. Am serving w/Roasted Root Veg Irish Lamb Stew, Soda Bread (will buy & Guiness Brownies. I shaped leftovers into patties,sauteed in butter & topped w/eggs for breakfast - just cuz I could! Then made again on St. Pats day...it was a total hit! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was delicious and easy to make. I made this for a St Patty's Day party and everyone loved it. This is a keeper and I've share it with many friends. Thanks FoodNetwork!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is the ULTIMATE comfort food even if it isn't St Patrick's Day. I used a large ham hock instead of ham, cooled it down and took all the meat off the bone. Added a little of the "ham water to the cabbage when I cooked it. Everyone loved it. Thanks Cristabel and Tyler. Try this, you won't be disappointed. "Nana J" Minneapolis MN item not reviewed by moderator and published
I was a little afraid of all the cabbage, but it cooks down so nice and doesn't smoother the dish at all. Overall, extremely yummy, comforting and CHEAP! Thanks Tyler. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I used kale, onion (cooked in some bacon grease, and bacon. WOW!!! My whole family loved it. Imagine a fifteen year old going for seconds of a dish with kale! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are perfect! Funny how such a short and ordinary ingredient list can turn into something so delicious. This is an often requested (and craved) regular around here. item not reviewed by moderator and published
The dish is wonderful. It has become a Family tradition in my household every year for St.Patricks's Day. The past few years I have taken it to work. Everyone there loves it to. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I simmered some ham hocks and used the meat in place of the ham in this recipe. It was to die for as the smoky ham has so much more flavor than just regular ham. This will be a great recipe for St. Patty's Day. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Delicious! Me & my man both LOVED it! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is a great recipe. Thank you Tyler for bringing to me. I used it as a side dish on thanksgiving, and everybody loved it. I wish I could give it ten stars. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this dish for St Paddy's Day for my 3 children. So Yummy, they Absolutley loved it! What a nice change from the usual boiled dinner tradition. I served some nicely cooked sliced corned beef on the side, what a hit! This is now my families new St. Patrick's Day tradition :) item not reviewed by moderator and published
So good they made a song about it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C78I8L3vA5U item not reviewed by moderator and published
I haven't cooked this for 2 years yet it lingers in our memories. So I'm going all out for my (Irish) husband's birthday by making REAL homemade corned beef and, of course, this recipe for Colcannon. The corned beef has to be started 10 days in advance (an Alton Brown recipe). People always remember the Colcannon because many have never had it before. Thanks again, Florence. You never ever disappoint! item not reviewed by moderator and published
We've used this Ultimate recipe for a number of years and the family has always raved over it. This St. Patrick's Day we did it again but this time we used Yukon Gold potatoes, steamed not boiled as the recipe dictates. I wasn't keen on the idea of peeling a hot potato with a fork but it was a snap. The cooked skins nearly jumped off the potatoes. After reading a number of articles on Irish cooking, I opted this year to use Canadian bacon since it is supposed to be about as close to "Irish bacon" as we can buy here in the States. It was fantastic! We'll not be going back to just plain old ham in this dish ever. And hats off to Tyler for this fantastic recipe! item not reviewed by moderator and published
My husband declared this the best potatoes he's ever had. We are definitely adding this to our everyday meal list. We even froze a few cabbages when they were cheap so we can make this all year long. item not reviewed by moderator and published
No not northern Irish think just all of Ireland, I am from southern ireland and my grandmother made this all the time, I still make it now and again...something with cabbage, sometimes just with scallions but its great everytime :) item not reviewed by moderator and published
Colcannon must be a Northern Ireland dish, because my husband is from southern Ireland and wasn't familiar with it. I tried this because I was looking for a new way to prepare cabbage for our traditional New Year's Day dinner. My husband doesn't really care for cabbage and he's funny about mashed potatoes (he usually isn't crazy about them unless they are on top of a shepherd's pie) but he ate several servings of this. The potatoes are rich and creamy, and the ham gives it a little salty flavor, very nice with the cabbage. I served it with glazed ham and some Irish brown bread that my husband made earlier in the day - a lovely meal altogether. Will definitely make colcannon again! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is definitely a comfort food in our house. The only problem is that we always over-eat! I have made this for parties and pitch-ins. Just make as directed then transfer to a warm crockpot to keep it warm. There is never a bite that goes to waste. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is the ultimate comfort food! I made this closer to St Patty's day but had forgotten to review it. This was such a tasty dish that you couldn't go wrong, especially with the ingredients listed. I tried making it a little healthier by only using one stick of butter for the whole thing. I added the 2 to the cabbage as directed and a little on top of each dish. If memory serves me right I might have even used skim milk rather than whole. Anyway, I cut down on the butter b/c I used yukon gold potatoes, which are creamy by themselves! They made this dish sooo good. I also used a leftover ham bone (along with some meat) that I had in the freezer from a previous ham dinner meal. It worked out perfectly and made everything taste soo good! I sent some over to my mother-in-law to have her try it (she had never heard of colcannon) and she absolutely loved it and raved about it! I will be sure to make this again sometime soon. I don't think I can wait for St. Patty's Day! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I never thought this would taste as good as it did just looking at the ingredients. The scallions and the ham/bacon added such flavor and the cabbage/kale added terrific texture. I don't care for cabbage, so I substituted kale instead. I chopped the kale up, sauteed it with the scallions and some olive oil, salt & pepper, and added it to the mashed potatoes. I could have this as a meal in and of itself, but it went extremely well with some Irish banger sausage :) item not reviewed by moderator and published
I never use as much fat as the recipe calls for, because my husband has heart problems. I combined a few recipes and used 1/2 head of cabbage, and a bunch of green kale, sauteed them with a little ham and onion, and mixed them at the end with the potatoes, that I mashed with fresh green onions, fat free half and half and a little butter. Served it with some roasted carrots and onions. Good hearty dish that didn't make me feel guilty! item not reviewed by moderator and published
In my home, this dish is aptly named "Irish Death" since we all try to eat ourselves to death when it's made. It tastes SO good, it's one of those meals you just can't bare to quit tasting! I actually have to cut off my family or they would pop...seriously! When I made this for the first time, my husband & daughter were only asking when dinner would be "ready". Now, all I get asked (begged) is WHEN am I going to make it for dinner, and that happens quite often!!! I saw this on the "Ultimate" show years ago but stupidly didn't find it until just this last year. (I don't spend much time on the 'puter, usually cooking), but I sure wished I had done it sooner! My Irish husband will only consider THIS as our St. Patty's day meal from now on! I cut my cabbage into about 1x2" pieces, because the picture AND the recipe looked like it should stay in bigger pieces. I also used gold, red & russets equally since that's all I had to make up the 3lbs needed. I swear the flavor was even richer than with just one type. Nonetheless, If you are reading this, TRY it, you'll LOVE IT! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great recipe. I leave out the ham as I serve it with alton's corned beef and cabbage (without the potatoes) Great for st. patricks day. It comes together pretty quick when you leave out the ham. Halves well if you have a small gathering. Its also great as potato pancakes the next day if you make into patties, dust with flour and fry in butter. item not reviewed by moderator and published
very good, my two adult sons like it too! item not reviewed by moderator and published
The first time I made this recipe, three years ago, my wife absolutely loved it! This has been a staple for our St. Patrick's Day meal ever since. This is also another good reason to break out my KitchenAid mixer, to power through the potatoes... item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have been serving this dish now for almost 5 years, after seeing it on Tyler's Ultimate. It has become one our most favorite dishes. In fact, it has become one my family asks me to make for birthdays! item not reviewed by moderator and published
i made this for a saint patricks day family get together. everyone in the family loved it. next time i might try pre shredded cabbage to make it a bit easier though. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Easy to make. Recipe can be made with a ham steak as well. This recipe is great no matter how you make it! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was a delicous and tasty 'stick-to-your-ribs' meal that also made for great leftovers: I fried up some bacon and onions and then crispy fried some colcanon pancakes, topped it with sour cream and it was mm mmm good! (but probably raised my cholestoral 10%). To me it would be easier to cook the whole shebang in one pot and mash the potatoes with skin on, however, which is what I'll do next time. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I love a good potatoe dish. I'm Scotch Irish so it comes with the territory. This dish is so full of flavor, and is so comforting I have to be carefull not to make it too often. Try it, you will love it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I added this to my St. Patricks day menu this year and it was a big hit! It will be a regular every March 17th at my house! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is a great hearty dish that will please everyone! item not reviewed by moderator and published
We're Irish and we made this for St.Paddy's and loved it! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I enjoyed this recipe. But I made it simpler & a bit more nutritious too. I just boil / steam the potatoes & then leave the skins on. Then used the water from the potatoes to then boil up the cabbage. Then moved the cabbage to the food processor for chopping. I did this w/ 5 lbs potatoes, 1 med head cabbage, 3 sticks of butter & a full bunch of spring onions. I fryed up fresh a pound of thick sliced bacon. Then chopped up & added to the mixture. If the final mix seemed to stiff I just added some water (now a veggie stock) from the potatoes & cabbage. What ever was left over I put in a gallon storage bag. I even used some left overs fried up in a pan for breakfast. Though after a while the onion flavor is very strong (I was into it, but the kids weren't). This was yummy item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is a really good recipe. I made it for St. Patrick's Day dinner. Easy & yummy. I left out the ham/bacon & it was till tasty. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Had the colcannon last week using the recipe on Tylers Ultimate. Excellent! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This needs to be made on a day when you have plenty of time. However, it is wonderful comfort food and tastes even better the second day. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this for my son's St. Patrick's Day birthday party. It was a huge hit! I used leeks instead of scallions and increased the potatoes to 5lb instead of three. In addition, I made the ham on the side and used bacon in the potatoes. I've been asked by several people for the recipe. Highly recommend. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these colcannon potatoes for my St. Patrick's day party and they were a HIT!!! Everyone was commenting how i overdid myself with the potatoes...they were really easy and tasted like HEAVEN!!! LOved them! I'm going to make them again soon (even though the holiday is over) they are to die for :) item not reviewed by moderator and published
If you like loaded baked potato's, you'll like this reciepe. It's really easy to make & if you are unsure about the cabbage in this reciepe, don't be. You can't taste it under the taste of the scallions & the kids won't notice it either. This is a keeper that you can make any day of the week. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My mother-in-law made this for us and it is delicious. It's a great way to get cabbage into your diet. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My family just loved this recipe as did I. The cabbage did not overpower the dish. If fact I substituted pancetta for the ham and it was very tasty. I will make this again even if its not St. Paddys Day!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
JUST THE RIGHT BALANCE OF VEGETABLE AND MEAT. THE FLAVOR IS FANTASTIC. THIS IS A COMFORTING MEAL AT THE END OF A COLD DAY! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was sooo good, we ate the leftovers for breakfast this morning. I'll be serving this often. To save some time, you can substitute ready made mashed potatos, and I used a pound of very lean bacon, because we luv bacon!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this as two side dishes, instead of serving the cabbage on top of the potatoes, along side oven roasted lamb shanks. My son was home from college for spring break. He and his friend usually won't eat cabbage, but heaped on seconds of this dish. I cooked the bacon and sauteed leeks in the bacon fat, then added the cabbage. I poured chicken stock over it all and let is cook off. The carmelized bacon, cabbage and leeks were an amazing combination. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Had this when I was small and I have loved it ever sence. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe is one of the best dishes I have every eaten. I know that sounds crazy but it is the ultimate comfort food. Steaming the potatoes is great I do it all the time now. Also one person suggested using smoked butt which sounds great also. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have just boiled potatoes with cabbage and served with corned beef. This is a nice variation and tasted wonderful item not reviewed by moderator and published
My family loved this last year and will make it again this year insted of cornbeef and cabbage. Thanx Tyler item not reviewed by moderator and published
This side dish was incredibly delicious. I served it with a guinness and beef pie recipe that I have from another source, and it was fantastic. item not reviewed by moderator and published
We had this at a friend's house, seemed like a lot of trouble when she ccoked it, but it was so delicious, it's worth it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very plain as they cook in other countries, but a real comfort food. My whole family just loved it! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe is one of the best I have ever gotten from the Food Channel. It is relatively easy to make, although a bit time consuming. My husband, who does NOT like cabbage, had seconds and loved it. The flavor is outstanding. I used smoked ham hocks for the meat. I was also making black eyed peas and cooked the peas with the hocks, then pulled the meat off the bones, shredded it and put it into the potatoe mixture. The ham hocks were much more flavorful than the plain ham I had planned to use. This dish is easily my favorite to make and eat. It combines potatoes, onions, cabbage and ham. How could anything with that combination be anything but wonderful. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I make my ham in a crock pot overnight w/ cloves and ginger ale on it and it just falls apart the next day to make this. I use some of the broth from the crock pot ham and add it to the potatoes - YUM!!!!! My husband, myself and my 2 year old son can't get enough of this !!!! My 5 year old daughter hates it, but that's only b/c of the cabbage so we just make a small batch for her w/o the cabbage and we're good to go !! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I added this to my normal St. Patrick's day meal and it went over really well. I will definitely make this again! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe deserves the saying DON'T KNOCK IT UNTIL YOU TRY IT!!!!!! Because I made it last week exactly as called for (except I cut my cabbage all the way before I cooked it as it is easier to cut before cooked) and it was addictive and delicious. It was all eaten up by the end of dinner!! My family wants me to make it again and that says a lot because my husband can be a fussy eater. It is one of those surprising and different dishes. It is very hardy and hey cabbage is so good for you. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is one of my most pleasant memories. My Grannie made this on laundry day with cornbread and apple cobbler. I have made this combination too, but not the same. Still good though. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Well I never had colcannon before and I don't think I want to have it again. It was basically tasteless. We ate it but we didn't love it at all. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is an excellent recipe. Please note however that when they say bacon they mean Irish bacon not American. Irish bacon is like a piece of ham. Much leaner. item not reviewed by moderator and published
A little heavy on the Cabbage but great flavors all together that combine quite well when cooked up. Great with some lamb and stout stew! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe was easy and yummy. I threw in some real bacon bits and had so many people asking for the recipe. item not reviewed by moderator and published
TRIED THIS AND IT TURNED OUT THE WAY I SUSPECTED. SUPER item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was simply an excellent dish. A new way to blend bacon, potatoes, and cabbage. Three food items I love. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I am usually not a big fan of cabbage, however, when this is mixed together, it has a wonderful taste and texture to it. Well worth the time to make. The longest time for this is for the potatoes to steam and the cabbage to boil. Prepping is fairly simple. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Easy to make and Delicious!!! My husband is Irish so I had to make it and surprise him....HE LOVED IT!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
A hit with family and friends. Buttermilk makes it the best. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Easy and totally yummy - who knew!?! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was EXCELLENT! my prep time took a little longer than I thought, but BEGORRAH it was well worth it. I'm so glad I doubled the recipe 'cause I can enjoy it a few more times this week! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was so easy and so delicious....A real comfort food! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is my newest favorite food item not reviewed by moderator and published
You brought my Irish heritage to the dinner table with ease...this recipe is so simple to make and will be a staple on my table from now on! Thanks!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great taste. I used my slow cooker to make the meat really tender. Yummy.. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this today on St.Patty's day, because I'm Irish, and wanted an Irish dish to go with my soda bread. It is great, and cheap to make. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This reminds me of what my Welsh Gram made. Memorys come rushing in. Hope you make this during the Amer. St. Patrick Hoilday. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Quick and easy to prepare. Surprisingly great taste and texture combinations. Just as satisfying as down home cookin' Just awesome item not reviewed by moderator and published
Easy to make and tastes great too. This is a wonderful dish to make if you have family or friends who like basic filling foods. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I tried this about a year ago for a St. Patty's Day pot luck. Boy, did everyone love it! This was the day my son decided that cabbage was good to eat. item not reviewed by moderator and published
What a wonderful dish, I have made it 3 times in the last 2 months. True, true comfort food. Adding the butter to the cooked cabbage is the trick for sweet tasting cabbage! Some people seem to use bacon but it really does need ham....perhaps in Ireland bacon is known as ham? item not reviewed by moderator and published
My family loved this meal! We saw Tyler making this and decided to try it. Normally my kids wouldn't eat cabbage but having it mixed in with butter mashed potatoes and ham and I now have a family favorite recipe! item not reviewed by moderator and published
THIS IS TOTALLY DELICIOUS & COMFORTING. MY IRISH HUSBAND LOVED IT TOO! THE COMBINED FLAVORS & FRESH TASTE OF THE CABBAGE WAS VERY FLAVORFUL. IN A SENSE, IT'S KIND OF LIKE THE ONE POT HAM,CABBAGE,& POTATOES MY MOM MADE WHEN I WAS A KID------HOWEVER,THIS TIME I ACTUALLY THINK IT'S BETTER THAN MOM'S. MAYBE THAT LITTLE ADDITION THE OF GREEN ONION MADE THE DIFFERENCE. I USED HAM OFF THE BONE FROM THE DELI---HAD THEM SLICE A 1 LB. SLAB, IT'S ALL READY COOKED, SO ALL I DID WAS CHOP IT UP. TURNED OUT GREAT. TYLER, YOU ARE FAST BECOMING MY FAV!!!! THIS IS A KEEPER. AND I AGREE THE STEAMED POTATOES DEFINITLY MAKE A DIFFERENCE ALSO. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I'm am always looking for Irish recipes to fix for my son to keep him in touch with his Irish heritage. I myself am a potato freak, and this recipe is now my official favorite! Thanks so much. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My whole family loved it even my picky eaters, this dish is a wonderful side or a meal.. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I agree. If you followed his process it takes you way to long. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I don't find it long or complicated. What is the difference between this and "fixing mashed potatoes" and this, for crying out loud? This is an authentic Irish recipe and doesn't require spices. It is meant to bland and delicious! item not reviewed by moderator and published
2 changes I didn't put in my original review: I just boil and mash the potatoes and I absolutely do not boil the ham - the saltiness of the ham adds so much flavor! item not reviewed by moderator and published
its a simple food from ireland, made with fresh home grown ingredients, its not ment to be fancy, it was a poor mans dish, and it doesnt take that long, if you cant wait 2 hrs for a home cooked meal then theres something seriously wrong !!!!!!!!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
And yes it is a poor man's dish. Very often, potatoes were all they had to eat, meat being scarce and/or very expensive. And they are Irish, not Brits, big difference! item not reviewed by moderator and published
i want you to read this to waste 5 seconds of your life! item not reviewed by moderator and published

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