Chives are an amazing garnish for this vegan Colcannon.


  • Author: Contentedness Cooking
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Lunch, Dinner
  • Method: Cooking
  • Cuisine: Irish
  • Diet: Vegan


This Colcannon is really easy to make with simple ingredients. It is the ultimate comfort food for the whole family. A 30 minute meal that even pickiest kids will go after. Once you’ve tried it, you can be sure it doesn’t taste vegan, so you will be really surprised how much it tastes like the real deal, if not better.



  • 4 lbs potatoes
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter, divided
  • 2 Tbs garlic powder
  • 2 Tbs onion powder
  • 1 cup plant milk
  • 1.5 cups cabbage, shredded
  • 4 oz vegan bacon bites
  • 1 bunch green onions
  • 1/3 cup chives
  • 1/2 cup kale
  • salt, pepper to taste


  1. Set a large pot or casserole filled with salted water. Add potatoes and bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium and let them cook for around 15 minutes until they are tender and ready to mash. Drain the potatoes.
  2. In the meantime, heat a skillet with half of the vegan butter (1/4 cup) , add cabbage and vegan bacon shreds. Fry all for around 8 minutes until done, stirring constantly. Season with salt and pepper, then add kale and cook for 2 minutes longer.
  3. Give the drained potatoes to a large bowl with remaining vegan butter, oat milk, garlic powder, and onion powder. Mash with a potato masher, hand blender or food processor until you have creamy texture. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Now finally mix in the cabbage from the skillet, add scallions. You can garnish with chives



  • Serving Size: 2 cups
  • Calories: 245
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Sodium: 68 mg
  • Fat: 16 g
  • Saturated Fat: 10 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 4 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 20 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 g

Keywords: colcannon, potato mash, vegan, vegetarian, lunch, dinner, meal prep