Caramelized Cabbage and Onion Colcannon Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins

A side dish recipe you'll love, this Caramelized Cabbage and Onion Colcannon is buttery, salty, sweet, and fabulous.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: irish
Keyword: colcannon
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 283 kcal
Author: Kellie
  • 3 pounds yukon gold potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced Vidalia onion about one large onion
  • 1 head savoy or green cabbage core removed and sliced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 4 ounces room temperature cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 4 tablespoons butter softened
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Add the potatoes to a large pot of salted water and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Turn the heat down and simmer until the potatoes are fork tender, approximately 20 minutes.
  2. While the potatoes are cooking, heat the olive oil in a large skillet. Stir in the butter until melted. Add the onion. Cook until softened and beginning to caramelize. Add the cabbage. Cook until wilted and golden brown. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Drain the potatoes and mash with a potato masher or fork. Add the cabbage, cream cheese, half and half and butter. Continue to mash by hand until combined. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve immediately
Nutrition Facts
Caramelized Cabbage and Onion Colcannon Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 283 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 444mg19%
Potassium 970mg28%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 575IU12%
Vitamin C 62.5mg76%
Calcium 134mg13%
Iron 6.2mg34%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.