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July 20, 2009

National Vegetarian Cookery: Irish Colcannon

irish colcannonThe variety of national vegetarian meals only one more time works in the favor of joining the circle of vegetarians. Today we’d like to offer a recipe of Irish colcannon for those who consider themselves lacto-ovo vegetarians or just want to try some tasty meal with milk and eggs, and without meat. According to Collins dictionary colcannon is a dish, originating in Ireland, of potatoes and cabbage or other greens boiled and mashed together. Our recipe does not include potatoes.

Ingredients for Irish colcannon:

  • 1 bag frozen hash browns with peppers
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 C milk
  • 1 large bunch of fresh kale
  • nutmeg
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 C. shredded cheddar
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Before you start preheat the oven to 375F. Clean the kale and chop the onion. Fry the onion fry in small amount olive oil until brown. Then add kale and keep frying for a while. Add salt and pepper to taste, and 1 tsp nutmeg.

Remove from heat. Spread frozen Hash browns in bottom of sprayed casserole. Add milk. Top with kale and onion mixture. Make 6 ‘wells’. Break an egg into each well. Top casserole with shredded cheddar cheese. Bake until eggs are set. Time varies by oven, usually 35-40 minutes.


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