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colcannon soup recipe

Colcannon Soup Recipe

A healthy Irish potato soup recipe with cabbage, kale, milk and lots of butter.
Prep Time 20 mins


  • 6 Tbsp Butter
  • 2 Cups Chopped cabbage or kale (or both)
  • 5-6 medium Potatoes
  • 1 onion or 4-6 scallions
  • 3/4 Cup Milk I used Oatley oak milk
  • 1 Cup Chicken stock
  • Salt and Pepper


  • Chop the potatoes, cabbage (or kale) and onion (or scallions).
  • In a medium pot, add the potatoes and cover with cold water. Bring to boil over medium-high heat and continue to boil until potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork (15 minutes). Drain well and return to pot.
    colcannon soup recipe
  • While potatoes are boiling, in a separate pot, over medium-high heat the butter.
  • Cook the greens until slightly tender, about 6-7 minutes.
  • Add the milk and remaining butter to the potatoes and mash with a potato masher, fork or use mixer.
  • Now, add the cabbage or kale mixutre, stock, salt and pepper and more butter to taste. Serve hot with a garnish of chopped scallions.