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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 445.4
  • Total Fat: 2.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.1 mg
  • Sodium: 91.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 95.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 15.0 g
  • Protein: 14.4 g

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A great Irish dish, tastes great and has healthy nutrition. It is also vegetarian friendly! A great Irish dish, tastes great and has healthy nutrition. It is also vegetarian friendly!
Number of Servings: 4


    Small Cabbage Head
    Raw Russet Potatoes
    1 Bunch Green Onion
    1 Cup Milk
    Fresh Parsley
    Fresh Thyme (dried herbs if preffered)


1) Cut cabbage head into strips and set into a sauce pan, fill with water about 2 inches and bring to boil, then reduce heat and let cook slow and covered until reaches desired softness.

2) Peel and chop potatoes into about 1-2 inch cubes, add to water in large pan(as much as needed to sumerge them). Bring to boil and cook on high until mashable. Then drain water and mash.

3) In small pan, add Green Onions(Scallions) and 1 cup milk, cook med heat for 5 minutes. Keep stirring.

4)Add cooked cabbage into the mashed potato mix, add green onion mix, add thyme and parsley (chopped, or dried if you prefer) Mix well.

**NOTE** More milk can be added if you desire thinner consistancy.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WHOLMES063.

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  • This is very good. I think next time I make it, I'll omit the thyme. Though it was ok with the thyme, I felt like it distracted from the onion and cabbage flavors. We'll be making this again! Thanks! - 4/7/11

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  • I loved this recipe, I did add salt, pepper, and a bit of light margarine. But it is light yet filling, I will make it again. - 1/21/11

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  • I tried it and it is so delicious! Everyone should have some! MMMM.... - 12/24/10

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