Colcannon Potatoes

Instant Pot Colcannon Potatoes

Tasty and hearty irish potatoes that go great with Corned Beef.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Irish


  • 1 Pressure Cooker


  • 4 slices bacon
  • cups sliced green onions
  • 4 lbs medium russet potatoes peeled and quartered
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 lb shredded cabbage
  • tsp salt
  • tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • chopped fresh parsley optional


  • First, cook your bacon. We do it in the oven. lay your bacon out in sheet pan and place in a cold oven.
    Set the oven to 425°F and leave it alone until the temp gets to right around 325°F, then flip the bacon slices over and place back in the oven. Leave it alone until it reaches 425°F and then pull it out and flip the slices again. Continue to cook for another couple of minutes until the bacon is cooked, but not too crispy.
    Pull the bacon slices out and set them on paper towels. Pour the bacon fat into the Instant Pot.
    Cooked Bacon Slices
  • Add the potatoes and green onions to the Instant Pot.
    Potatoes with Green Onions
  • Set the Instant Pot to cook on high pressure for 8 minutes, then to an instant release.
    Set the Instant Pot to Sauté and add in the milk, butter, cabbage, salt, and pepper and mash to your desired consistency, while stirring, until the cabbage is cooked, but still "al dente".
    Potatoes With Cabbage
  • Stir in the bacon and serve. Optionally sprinkle the parsley over the potatoes before serving.
    Colcannon Potatoes

This creamy irish potato recipe was amalgamation of recipes originally found on Taste of Home and Instant Pot Recipes.

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