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Colcannon Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lillian Surrena
Added: Thursday, January 10, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Potatoes,
Bacon,
small head of cabbage (cut up),
1 small onion chopped,
milk,
salt & pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Cut potatoes & place in saucepan with water. Boil until tender. Drain. Cook bacon in skillet until done & set aside. Sute small head of cabbage & onion about 10 minutes.

Mash potatoes with milk. Add salt & pepper. Mix in bacon & cabbage mixture. Serve with lots of butter or you can put gravy on this.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
An old Irish Recipe

 

 

 

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