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Irish Champ

Russ Myers


A traditional Irish potato dish that melts in your mouth


★★★★★ 1 vote

8 Servings
20 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


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3 lb
potatoes, peeled and diced
2 bunch
scallions, 14-16, trimmed and sliced fine
1/2 c
salt to taste
freshly ground black pepper to taste
6 Tbsp

How to Make Irish Champ


  • 1Place potatoes in a large pot. Cover with water and bring to a boil; cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes until tender.

    Meanwhile, simmer the scallions gently in the milk for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 2Drain the potatoes; return them to the pot and place over low heat for a minute or so to allow excess water to evaporate.

    Add the milk and onions and mash the potatoes until soft and fluffy. Add salt and pepper to taste.

    Mound champ in a large bowl and hollow out the center for the butter allowing it to melt into the potatoes before serving.

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About Irish Champ

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

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