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Instant Pot Colcannon

If you’ve never heard of Colcannon be prepared for something delicious! Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish made with mashed potatoes and either kale or cabbage. This version is made with cabbage and Russet potatoes in the Instant Pot for a quick and easy side dish for St. Patrick’s Day or any day of the year. Top with green onions, bacon or cheese for a delicious addition!

Recipe and Photography by Jodi of Create Kids Club.

Nutrition Tip: It may look like iceberg lettuce, but cabbage is not a nutritional lightweight! It’s a surprising source of vitamin C, contains a little bit of calcium and potassium, and has cancer-fighting compounds like broccoli.

Instant Pot Colcannon

Instant Pot Colcannon

If you’ve never heard of Colcannon be prepared for something delicious! Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish made with mashed potatoes and either kale or cabbage. This version is made with cabbage and Russet potatoes in the Instant Pot for a quick and easy side dish for St. Patrick’s Day or any day of the year. Top with green onions, bacon or cheese for a delicious addition!

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 head green cabbage, sliced
  • 1 small RealSweet® sweet onion, diced
  • 4 pounds RPE, Inc. russet potatoes, peeled, diced
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup 2% milk

Instructions

  1. Set Instant Pot to saute. Add butter and let melt. Add cabbage and onions. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened. Add potatoes and water and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Place lid on Instant Pot and set valve to sealing. Cook on high pressure 5 minutes (Instant Pot will take 10 minutes to come up to pressure before counting down). When done cooking, quick release pressure.
  3. Add milk and mash with potato masher.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 240Total Fat: 2gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 21mgCarbohydrates: 51gFiber: 5gSugar: 5gProtein: 7g

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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