Irish Soup


Colcannon is a Gaelic dish made of boiled cabbage and potatoes. This holiday dish is so popular in Ireland that poems and songs have been written in its honor.


  • 4 medium Idaho Potatoes, diced
  • 4 cups Cabbage, coarsely Chopped
  • 4 cups Chicken Broth
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 1 medium Onion, diced
  • 2 ribs Celery, diced
  • 1/2 tbsp. Garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tbsp. Parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Half & Half
  • 1/4 tsp. Dill, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. Chives, chopped
  • Pinch Nutmeg
  • Salt & Pepper, to Taste


  1. In a stockpot, simmer chicken broth and potatoes until tender.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in cabbage, onions, celery, garlic and parsley.
  3. Cook until vegetables are tender then add to stockpot and bring to a simmer.
  4. Put half of the soup into a blender. Pulse until smooth then return to pot.
  5. Add all remaining ingredients.
  6. Return to a simmer for approximately 10 minutes.
  7. Garnish with additional chopped chives and a dill sprig.