This traditional Irish food staple, Colcannon, an essential Irish St. Patrick's Day potato recipe it’s a mixture of creamy mashed potatoes with veggies.
1 Cup Shredded Cabbage
3 Medium Potatoes
1 Leek  - chopped

½ Cup  Green Peas - boiled 
A Pinch of Nutmeg powder
1 Tablespoon Heaped Butter

1 Tablespoon Level All Purpose Flour 
250 to 300 Ml Milk 
Salt to taste
Black pepper powder  to taste
3 Tablespoons Grated Cheddar cheese


Boil the potatoes till they are  are fork tender. Peel them and then grate or use a ricer, keep them aside. 

In a heavy bottom pan add the butter, flour and roast till flour for 3 to 4 minutes  or till it releases an aroma.  Add the milk and make a thick smooth sauce.   Add the veggies and cook till they are  wilted  or for 3 -4 minutes. 
Keep stirring continuously  till the sauce thickens. Add the black pepper, nutmeg powder,  cheese.  Taste for salt and then add the mashed potatoes and stir it till thoroughly mixed.  
Serve it immediately garnished with chopped scallion greens, a dash of nutmeg and black pepper powder. 
 This is the ultimate comfort food, its creamy and delicious.
Labels: Irish, Ireland Vegetarian, Foodie Extravaganza Party, Cabbage, Potato, Green Peas, Leek, Butter, Cheddar Cheese, Savory, Side Dish, Salads,International Cuisine 
March 17 is National Irish Food Day, or National "Eat Like an Irishman" Day. My #FoodieExtravaganza friends and I are all sharing Irish themed recipes to celebrate! Karen of Karen's Kitchen Stories, is our host. Check out this collection of recipes celebrating Irish food:
Beef and Smoked Sausage Cabbage Rolls from Food Lust People Love
Colcannon from Sneha's Recipe
Colcannon (Irish Potatoes and Cabbage) from Caroline's Cooking
Cold Irish Day Cocktail from Our Good Life
Dublin Coddle - Irish Bacon, Sausage, and Potato Stew from Karen's Kitchen Stories
Instant Pot Dublin Coddle from A Day in the Life on the Farm
Irish Cheese and Walnut Biscuits from Simply Inspired Meals
Irish Coffee from Tara's Multicultural Table
Mushy Peas from Pandemonium Noshery
Shepherd's Pie from Palatable Pastime
Traditional Shepherd's Pie from Cookaholic Wife

Sneha's Recipe
Sneha's Recipe

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.


  1. Yum! I love colcannon. Yours sounds incredible with the addition of that cheddar.

  2. Love this version of colcannon with all of the different veggies!

  3. I've never added peas to the mixture. Great idea Sneha.