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Recipe for St. Patrick's Day on 17 March: Irish Colcannon

Dorothea Benke  / pixelio.de

- According to legend, Saint Patrick used the shamrock, a three-leaved plant, to explain the Holy Trinity to the pre-Christian Irish people -


1 lb cabbage cored, quartered and shredded
2 lbs potatoes, peeled andcut into 2" pieces
2 small leeks (white and pale/green parts only) washed and sliced
1 cup soy milk
1/2 T ground mace
8 T + 2T margarine
salt and pepper

In separate pans, cook cabbage and potatoes in boiling salted water until tender, 12-15 min.
Drain cabbage and chop, drain potatoes and mash.
Meanwhile, combine leeks and milk and cook over med, heat until tender, 8-10 min.
Add potatoes, salt, pepper and mace to leeks and soy milk and stir over low heat until blended.
Add cabbage and 8 T margarine and stir again to the consistency of mashed potatoes.
Dot with remaining margarine.

Serve at once!

More about St._Patrick's_Day

Source: Irish Colcannon
Author: Source: veg-r.org

Link: 10 Vegetarian and Vegan Dishes for St. Patrick’s Day
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Link: Homemade Baileys Irish Cream…made vegan!
Link: Irish Apple Bread Pudding
Link: Vegan St Patrick’s Day Stuffed Cabbage

Date: 2012-03-15



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