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Colcannon Irish Potato Tots
Leftover Mashed Potato Tater Tots
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
45 mins
Use of leftover colcannon to make these little tater tots loaded with cabbage, leeks and spring onions. The perfect way to get some extra greens into little bellies.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Irish American
Servings: 8 serves
Calories: 37 kcal
Author: Whole Food Bellies
  • 2 cups Leftover mashed potato refrigerated (see notes for recipe)
  • 3 tbsp tomato ketchup for serving (or store bought)
  1. Pre-heat oven to 425
  2. Take a heaped teaspoon of leftover mashed potato and roll into a ball shape

  3. Pop onto a baking sheet line with parchment paper, and continue until you have as many tots as you want
  4. Pop into the oven and bake for 20 mins. Use tongs to flip tots (you may need to give the a bit of a squeeze to re-shape them at this point), pop back into the oven for another 20 mins

  5. Serve hot with some homemade tomato ketchup
Recipe Notes

Colcannon Recipe here.

To freeze: roll the potatoes into balls and pop onto a baking sheet. Pop into the freezer until firm, and then transfer to a large ziploc bag. When you want to use them just follow the instructions and bake from frozen, adding 5-10 minutes to the cooking time

Nutrition Facts
Leftover Mashed Potato Tater Tots
Amount Per Serving
Calories 37
% Daily Value*
Sodium 63mg3%
Potassium 236mg7%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 35IU1%
Vitamin C 6.3mg8%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.