Champ (Green Onion Mashed Potatoes)

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

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@lazyme5909

Champ is traditionally served with a well in the middle that has a dab of butter melting in it. The potatoes are usually eaten from "outside" to "inside," dipping each bite into the butter. From the Tinakilly Country House & Restaurant in Rathnew, Ireland.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 lb
russet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 c
whipping cream
1/4 c
butter (1/2 stick)
1 bunch
green onions, sliced (about 1 1/3 cups)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook potatoes in pot of boiling salted water until very tender, about 15 minutes.
2
Meanwhile, bring cream and butter to simmer in heavy small saucepan over medium heat, stirring often.
3
Mix in green onions. Remove from heat. Cover and let steep while potatoes cook.
4
Drain potatoes thoroughly. Return potatoes to same pot and mash. Add cream mixture and stir until blended. Season to taste with salt and pepper. (Can be prepared 2 hours ahead. Cover; let stand at room temperature. Rewarm over low heat, stirring often.)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Irish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy