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Champ and Meatballs

Irish Champ

Try these heavenly mashed potatoes mixed with tangy buttermilk and green onions.  Easy to prepare and budget friendly, they are so good on their own, or as a side dish paired with any meats!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Irish
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 large Russet potatoes
  • 6 tbsp butter split
  • 6 green onions sliced
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk


  • Peel and cut your potatoes into small pieces and place in a pot. Add water to just cover the potatoes. Add a pinch of salt, and then bring the potatoes to the boil. Once boiling, lower the heat to medium and then simmer for approximately 10 minutes until the potatoes are fork tender. 
    Cut up potatoes in a pot of water
  • Once your potatoes are tender drain. Add the potatoes back to the pot, along with the butter, and your buttermilk. Mash the potatoes until creamy and smooth. Then add salt and pepper to taste. 
  • Last but not least add in your green onions and mix.  
    Sliced Green Onions


Serve this delicious champ with the traditional corned beef, or as a side dish to accompany any meat! 
Keyword Potatoes