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Cream Cheese Colcannon

Rated as 4.52 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a great side dish for corned beef on St. Patrick's Day. It is very smooth and rich! The recipe came from my mother-in-law, who is first-generation Irish."
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 235
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Place potatoes in a large pot and cover with salted water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain and reserve the cooking liquid. Allow potatoes to cool until they can be handled.
  2. Boil cabbage and onion with the reserved potato water in a pot until softened, about 5 minutes. Drain.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Grease a 2-quart casserole dish.
  5. Peel and cut potatoes into chunks; place in a large bowl.
  6. Mash skim milk and butter into potatoes until mixture is smooth.
  7. Stir drained cabbage and onion into potato mixture.
  8. Fold cream cheese, salt, and black pepper into potato mixture, stirring until the cream cheese melts.
  9. Pour potato mixture into prepared casserole dish.
  10. Bake in preheated oven until browned, 30 to 35 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 235 calories; 10.5 30.6 6.5 32 121 Full nutrition

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Very tasty! I used red potatoes and left the skins on instead of peeling them. I did need to cook the cabbage and onions longer than stated to soften them. I added a bit more salt and pepper, as...

Most helpful critical review

We thought that this dish would be really good, but we were not keen on it. It was rather bland-tasting, and I won't add 'a hefty dose of salt' to anything to add flavour. Not a keeper.

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Very tasty! I used red potatoes and left the skins on instead of peeling them. I did need to cook the cabbage and onions longer than stated to soften them. I added a bit more salt and pepper, as...

Made tonight to go with corned beef. Very good. i did not have cream cheese so used a mix of sour cream and plain yogurt...healthier and still delicious. You do need to add a healthy amount o...

These were so good. Only thing is I blended 1/2 of the cabbage/onion mixture so my husband and 3 year old would not get scared from the cabbage.

Loved it! Mashed potatoes and cabbage go so well together in many different dishes, and it works great in this one. The little bit of cream cheese just gives it a nice, creamy texture. Served...

Fabulous! What a great use of cabbage, and a wonderful alternative to mashed potatoes. We made this as a side dish for grilled salmon, and it was an amazing meal. One note: we did have to bake t...

I think I prefer this over mashed potatoes. It has to be less calories ,less carbs and wonderful flavor!

A real crowd pleaser! Don't tell them it has cabbage in it, and they'll never know. I used leeks instead of onions and like the extra color for St. Patrick's Day. I will be serving this inste...

This was absolutely fabulous! My Irish grandmother used to make colcannon and it really brought back great memories to eat this comforting dish. It did need a hefty dose of salt and I found th...

This is scrumptious. I made this just for my husband and myself and at the end of the meal there wasn't enough left for lunch the following day. We love all the ingredients in this dish and co...