Champ -- a Mashed Potato Dish (Ireland)

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Sydney Mike

This recipe comes from the 1983 cookbook, Traditional British Cooking.

Top Review by ImPat

I scaled this back for 2 serves and used Carisma potatoes (a low GI potato) and found there was plenty for 3 of us, made as per instructions to create a lovely smooth and tasty mash. Thanks to weekend cooker for the recommendation and Sydney Mike for posting, made for I Recommend tag game.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In lightly salted boiling water, cook potatoes until just tender, about 15-20 minutes, then drain.
  2. In a saucepan over low heat, cook the onion in buttermilk for 5 minutes.
  3. Add onion & buttermilk to potatoes & mash well, to a creamy consistency.
  4. Finely chop green onions & beat into the potato mixture along with the butter, then season with salt & pepper, to taste.

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