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Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish of mashed potatoes packed with greens. This variation uses sweet potato for a little extra stand-alone flavor and brilliant color on your plate.

Tip: This recipe works best with leftover baked sweet potatoes.


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cups chopped cabbage
  • 1 tsp. caraway seed
  • 1½ lbs. sweet potato, roasted, skinned, and chopped
  • 2 cups chopped spinach
  • Pepper to taste


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring, until soft and browning (5-8 minutes).
  2. Add cabbage and caraway seed and cook, stirring, until the cabbage is soft (5-6 minutes).
  3. Stir in the sweet potato, mashing with the back of your spoon. Add spinach and cook until sweet potato is heated through and spinach is wilted (4-5 minutes). Add pepper to taste.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 95; Total Fat 3.5g (4% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0.5g (3% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 45mg (2% DV); Total Carbohydrate 15g (5% DV); Dietary Fiber 4g (14% DV); Total Sugars 3g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 2g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 6% DV; Iron 6% DV; Potassium 10% DV; Vitamin K 60% DV; Vitamin C 40% DV; Vitamin A 35% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/sweet-potato-colcannon/
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