Irish Colcannon and Thyme Leaf Soup

  • GayleR Posted: 03/19/11
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    We enjoyed this soup. I used a combination of regular cabbage and kale, which was nice visually. I substituted 1 cup of reconstituted bouillon for 1 cup of broth. Served with CL Mummie's Brown Soda Bread, which didn't turn out as well.

  • inwinecountry Posted: 03/11/10
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    Wow! This soup is outstanding. The recipe was very easy to follow. The only substitution I made was I used regular cabbage, not savoy. I used my immersion blender to puree potato mixture.

  • annahovna Posted: 03/15/10
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    This soup was excellent. My friends and I couldn't believe how rich and creamy it is without the addition of cream. I also used regular cabbage and just cooked it a bit longer. Served with Mum's Soda Bread, also from CL. Bravo.

  • Guenevere Posted: 04/10/10
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    Since I'm allergic to potatoes, I used cauliflower instead. Pureed it with an immersion blender, and then added the cabbage. It was thick and creamy and delicious -- definitely a keeper. My husband, who despises cabbage, pronounced it excellent!

  • laebrown Posted: 03/22/11
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    Made this on Saint Patrick's Day with Irish Soda Bread...the entire pot got devoured! I simmered the potatoes on low for about 10 minutes longer than required, to ensure they would blend completely with an immersion blender. Ended up using one entire large head of cabbage. The best move I made was adding 2 cloves of minced garlic and some extra pepper...really brought out the flavor of the cabbage and potato. Going to make this again - no matter what day it is! Bon appetit! :D

  • Teagal Posted: 03/03/09
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    This recipe was so easy and delicious. I made it exactly as written. Everyone liked it including my 11 yr. old and my husband.

  • cyndeecooks Posted: 03/18/12
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    I feel it lacked flavor. I added the garlic. It just needs a little something.

  • MereUbu Posted: 03/18/13
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    Made this on St. Patrick's Day with brown soda bread, and it was delicious. Not a pretty dish, but very tasty. Everyone was surprised that there was no cream in it, and my dinner guest begged for a to-go portion to take home. I was worried at how bland it tasted initially, but once I upped the salt a little, it was fine.


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