Irish Champ is a traditional comfort food made using potatoes, spring onion (scallions), butter and milk. It is a great side dish that can accompany many meats and veg.
Boil or steam the potatoes until cooked through, this should take approx 20 - 25 minutes depending on size of the potatoes.
While potatoes are cooking simmer the spring onions in milk for about 5 minutes the remove the spring onion a reserve the milk.
Mash the potatoes and add a quarter/25g of the butter and some milk into the mash potato and mix. Add enough milk to get to a creamy consistency to your liking.
Season the mash with salt and pepper and add in the spring onions. Mix through and taste then adjust seasoning as necessary.
Add potato to a plate making a hollow in the center. Melt the remaining butter and pour into each hollow in the potato. Enjoy dipping the potato into the butter which is the traditional way to eat it in Ireland.
Allergens: This recipe contains Milk