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  • 1000 grams floury potatoes, King Edward or coliban
  • 150 grams kale leaf, stalk removed, Coursley chopped
  • 200 grams Milk
  • 100 grams Butter Cubed, Plus extra to serve
  • 11/2 litres hot water
  • seasoning to taste
  • 2 spring onions, Chopped finely

Recipe's preparation

  1. Peel potatoes and cut into 3 cm. pieces. Place in varoma dish . Bring water to boil in TM bowl100 degrees. Place varoma on top and steam potatoes until tender, approx. 40 minutes on speed 3. Place potatoes in thermoserver and mash coursely. (not smooth). Place kale in simmering basket and cook in lightly salted boiling water until tender,100 degrees speed 3, 2-3 minutes. Remove basket and drain. Discard water from bowl and add milk and butter. Heat 3 minutes 80 degrees speed 3. Add slowly to potato stirring to combine. You may need a little more milk to get desired consistency. Season to taste. Stir thru spring onions and kale. Sprinkle over green part of onions that has been chopped finely and drizzle with melted butter. Very indulgent but oh so nice as a treat.  NOTE. Colcannon is a very old Irish traditional dish that has stood the test of time. White cabbage may be substituted for the kale and other types of onion eg. Shallots or leek may be used.


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  • Thank you for adapting this

    Submitted by Ros Teirney on 13. March 2016 - 11:11.

    Thank you for adapting this recipe to Thermomix method.  Happy St Patrick's Day!

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  • I was asked to make this for

    Submitted by Kittykat2907 on 26. March 2015 - 20:02.

    I was asked to make this for a St Patricks Day Dinner.. Everyone loved it, and now I make it instead of just mashed potatoes.. Simple and tasty. Must admit I add chicken stock for more flavour

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