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Green Onion Champ

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
A bowl of buttery mashed potatoes--known as champ in Ireland--flecked with green onions "is comfort food at its best," says Allen.

Ingredients

  • 7 cups cubed peeled Yukon gold potato (about 2 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 1/4 cups whole milk
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped green onions
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 242
  • caloriesfromfat 27 %
  • fat 7.3 g
  • satfat 4.6 g
  • monofat 1.9 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 6.2 g
  • carbohydrate 36.8 g
  • fiber 2.8 g
  • cholesterol 20 mg
  • iron 1.7 mg
  • sodium 372 mg
  • calcium 70 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place potato in a large saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until potato is tender; drain.

  2. Combine milk and onions in a small saucepan; bring to a simmer. Cook 3 minutes. Remove from heat.

  3. Combine potato, milk mixture, butter, salt, and pepper in a bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth.