Colcannon Potatoes Mash Recipe

Colcannon Potatoes Mash Recipe
Prep in Prep in:
10 mins
Cook in Cook in:
15 mins
Serves Serves:


Mashed potato can be presented in a variety of delicious ways, this Colcannon mashed potato recipe is a smooth, creamy dish with vibrant flavours.


Boil the potatoes for 10-12 minutes until tender then drain and transfer to a large bowl. Add the cabbage to the same pan and cover with boiling water and cook for 3 minutes.

Meanwhile mash the potato with the milk and season to taste. Drain the cabbage and stir into the potato.

Fry the bacon in a non-stick pan for 4-5 minutes until browned and stir into the Colcannon. Finally add the cheese, if using.

Boil some water in a small pan and poach the eggs for 3-4 minutes or according to taste and serve on top of the Colcannon.

Learn the basics and best practices of how to make mashed potato here.


400g smooth potatoes, diced

┬╝ Savoy cabbage, approx. 190g, shredded

25ml semi skimmed hot milk

100g smoked back bacon, diced

50g mature Cheddar cheese, grated (optional)

2 medium eggs