Ham hock colcannon

Ham hock colcannon

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(2 ratings)

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 4

Creamy, comforting mash with garlic and double cream, chunks of ham hock and shredded Savoy cabbage. Serve a bowlful topped with a runny fried egg

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal600
  • fat37g
  • saturates18g
  • carbs38g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre7g
  • protein25g
  • salt2.2g
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.

Ingredients

  • 800g floury potatoes (such as Maris Piper or King Edward)
  • 50g butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 small Savoy cabbage, shredded
  • 8 spring onions, sliced on a diagonal
  • 100ml double cream
  • 2 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 180g ready-cooked ham hock
  • 4 eggs
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

Method

  1. Peel and cut the potatoes into even, medium-sized chunks. Put in a large pan filled with cold salted water, bring to the boil and cook for 10-15 mins until a knife can be inserted into the potatoes easily.

  2. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large sauté pan over a medium heat. Add the garlic, cabbage, spring onions and some seasoning. Stir occasionally until the cabbage is wilted but still retains a little bite, then set aside.

  3. Drain the potatoes, leave to steam-dry for a couple of mins, then mash with the cream, mustard and seasoning in the same saucepan. Stir in the cabbage and ham hock. Keep warm over a low heat.

  4. Reheat the pan you used to cook the cabbage (no need to wash first), add a splash of oil, crack in the eggs and fry to your liking. To serve, divide the colcannon between bowls and top each with a fried egg.

You may also like

Ads by Google

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
catie74
8th Mar, 2017
Proper nursery food. Designed to be eaten curled up on the sofa after you have a really tough day at work. This is not one for the dinner party but will give you a belly hug
LimeStone
15th Nov, 2017
Wow. Very pretentious. If I indulged in dinner parties and any of my friends turned their noses up at this I'd kick 'em out. Thakfully, none of my friends would as they're all fairly grounded and humble people.
Be the first to ask a question about this recipe...Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved...
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.