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Champ

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Introduction

Traditional Irish way of serving mashed potatoes. Traditionally this would have been a main meal but goes well with most things as a side dish. The spring onions can be replaced by young nettle tops or herbs as a variation.

Traditional Irish way of serving mashed potatoes. Traditionally this would have been a main meal but goes well with most things as a side dish. The spring onions can be replaced by young nettle tops or herbs as a variation.

Ingredients

Serves: 4

Metric Cups
  • 1 kilogram potatoes
  • 150 millilitres full fat milk
  • 5 spring onions (finely chopped)
  • 125 grams butter
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2⅕ pounds potatoes
  • 5 fluid ounce whole milk
  • 5 scallions (finely chopped)
  • 4⅖ ounces butter
  • salt
  • pepper

Method

Champ is a community recipe submitted by KitchenGoddess and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Heat a pan of salted water and boil the potatoes in there skins until tender. Drain and dry them over a low heat. Peel and mash them well.
  • While the potatoes are cooking put the milk and chopped spring onions into a saucepan, bring to the boil and simmer for a few minutes.
  • Gradually beat into the mashed potatoes to form a soft but sloppy mixture. Beat in half the butter and season well. Divide champ between four serving plates and make a well in the centre of each serving.
  • Cut the remaining butter into four pieces and put one in each well. Serve and enjoy.
  • Heat a pan of salted water and boil the potatoes in there skins until tender. Drain and dry them over a low heat. Peel and mash them well.
  • While the potatoes are cooking put the milk and chopped scallions into a saucepan, bring to the boil and simmer for a few minutes.
  • Gradually beat into the mashed potatoes to form a soft but sloppy mixture. Beat in half the butter and season well. Divide champ between four serving plates and make a well in the centre of each serving.
  • Cut the remaining butter into four pieces and put one in each well. Serve and enjoy.
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