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Kidspot Kitchen

Champ recipe

Champ is a traditional Irish dish of mashed potatoes with milk, butter and scallions. Find more on Kidpspot, New Zealand's recipe finder.



  • 1kg brushed potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 50g butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 6 shallots (green onions), sliced



Place the potatoes in a sauepan of cold water and bring to the boil. Salt and then cook until tender.

Heat milk until hot. Drain water off potatoes and mash or push through a ricer.

Stir through butter, hot milk and green onions.



  • This is a traditional Irish dish. I can't believe how simple and tasty this is.
  • It is delicious served beside a beef pie, sausages or just with your Sunday roast.
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.