30+ Traditional Irish Food Recipes for St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick's Day is a time to celebrate Irish culture and cuisine. From traditional...
March 12, 2023
Categories: Side Dishes, Vegetables, Cabbage, Potatoes, more
"A typical Irish dish, if served at Halloween it is fun to hide lucky charms or coins in the mixture to bring good luck or fortune. Recipe source: The complete Irish Pub Cookbook"
In a saucepan with boiling salted water cook the potatoes for 15-20 minutes; drain and mash with a potato masher until smooth. Season with taste with salt and pepper and then add the butter and cream; stir to combine. Keep warm while you cook the cabbage.
Cut the cabbage into quarters, removing and discarding the core, and then shred the leaves. In a saucepan of boiling salted water cook the cabbage for a minute or two or until soft; drain.
In a serving dish mix the cabbage and potatoes together and stir in the scallions, along with charms if using. Season with salt and pepper.