Irish Bangers & Colcannon With Guinness Onion Gravy

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 10m
Ready In

"iit called for 1 tablespoon brown sugar but the reviewers didnt like it and , i probably would not add it myself so if you like sweeter you could really add it lol"

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (426.6 g)
  • Calories 730.4
  • Total Fat - 51.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 18.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 119.4 mg
  • Sodium - 2458.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 33.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4 g
  • Sugars - 4.6 g
  • Protein - 29.4 g
  • Calcium - 79.7 mg
  • Iron - 2.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 15.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.6 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Bring some water to boil, add the potatoes and simmer until fork tender, about 20-30 minutes.

Step 2

Meanwhile cook the bacon in a large pan over medium heat until it renders, about 3-5 minutes.

Step 3

Add the butter and ham to the bacon, season with salt and pepper and cook until it foams, about a minute.

Step 4

Add the cabbage to the bacon, mix to coat and let cook until tender, about 10 minutes.

Step 5

Add the green onions to the cabbage, cook for 5 minutes, season with salt and pepper and set aside.

Step 6

Heat the oil in a pan over medium high heat.

Step 7

Add the sausage and cook until golden brown, about 2-4 minutes per side, and set them aside.

Step 8

Add the onions and saute until tender, about 5-7 minutes.

Step 9

Add the garlic and thyme and saute until fragrant, about a minute.

Step 10

Sprinkle in the flour and let it cook for a few minutes.

Step 11

Add the Guinness, mustard and Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar along with the sausage and simmer for 10 minutes.

Step 12

Remove the sausage and continue to simmer to reduce by half about 10 minutes.

Step 13

Meanwhile, mash the potatoes, mix in the cabbage followed by the butter, sour cream and enough milk until you get your favorite mashed potatoes consistency.

Step 14

Divide the colcannon between 4 plates, top with sausages and cover in gravy.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.