Peppered Leopard  

Colcannon, The Classic Irish Dish

Serves 6


Difficulty Level: Advanced

Equipment: Large saucepan, potato peeler, knife, food processor, cutting board, measuring spoons, skillet (to cook bacon), measuring cups, potato masher.



2 pounds medium-size potatoes, halved or quartered
2 strips bacon
1/2 pound cabbage
2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon minced onion
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper


1. Boil the potatoes until soft; peel and mash them.

2. Cook the 2 strips of bacon. Shred cabbage (you can either cut very fine shreds or use the food processor). Cook the cabbage, covered with bacon and one-half cup water until very tender. Drain.

3. Melt butter in a large saucepan. Add minced onion, salt and pepper, potatoes and cabbage. Blend thoroughly and heat.


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