IRISH CHAMP

Ellen Bales

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Irish Champ is a way of using up leftover mashed potatoes, a bit like Colcannon. Instead of cabbage, green onions are added to the potatoes. Another wonderful comfort food from Ireland!
Recipe & photo: irishfood.about.com


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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
potatoes, peeled and quartered
1 c
scallions or green onions
1/2 stick
butter
1/3 c
milk
salt and pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1Simmer the potatoes in salted water until cooked.

2Finely chop the white part of the scallion/green onion and roughly chop the green part. Set aside.

3Drain the potatoes and add the butter and milk and mash the potatoes till smooth and creamy.

4Add the finely chopped white part of the onion and mix well.

5Season with salt and pepper. Serve with the green part of the onion sprinkled on top.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Irish
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy