Tuesday, March 16, 2010


A must-try for St. Patrick's Day!

Recipe courtesy Christabel Rossiter

Show: Tyler's Ultimate

Cook Time: 1 hr 45 min
Level: Intermediate
Yield: 6 servings


3 pounds potatoes, scrubbed
2 sticks butter
1 1/4 cups hot milk
Freshly ground black pepper
1 head cabbage, cored and finely shredded
1 (1-pound) piece ham or bacon, cooked the day before
4 scallions, finely chopped
Chopped parsley leaves, for garnish


Steam the potatoes in their skins for 30 minutes. Peel them using a knife and fork. Chop with a knife before mashing. Mash thoroughly to remove all the lumps. Add 1 stick of butter in pieces. Gradually add hot milk, stirring all the time. Season with a few grinds of black pepper.

Boil the cabbage in unsalted water until it turns a darker color. Add 2 tablespoons butter to tenderize it. Cover with lid for 2 minutes. Drain thoroughly before returning it to the pan. Chop into small pieces.

Put the ham in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 45 minutes until tender. Drain. Remove any fat and chop into small pieces.

Add cabbage, scallions, and ham to mashed potatoes, stirring them in gently.

Serve in individual soup plates. Make an indentation on the top by swirling a wooden spoon. Put 1 tablespoon of butter into each indentation. Sprinkle with parsley.

From: foodnertwork.com


Kathy said...

This dish is a piece of heaven. I fix it a couple of times a year. It works on a cold January day, and it's a St. Pattys day favorite.

Kathy said...

This is a dish from heaven. I make a couple of times a year. Its the best on a cold January day, and always on St. Pattys day. Easy to fix, great taste, a winner.