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Homemade Champ

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Ingredients
  Cooked mashed potatoes 1 1⁄2 Pound, hot (2 1/2 Cups)
  Melted butter 4 Tablespoon
  Spring onion/2 leeks 10 , cooked in 1/2 cup of milk (Scallions)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Cooking Spring Onion)
Directions

Cook the chopped spring onions, green part as well as white, in the milk; drain, but reserve the milk.
Mash the potatoes, season to taste, then add the spring onions.
Beat well together and add enough hot milk to make the dish creamy and smooth.
Put into a deep warmed dish, make a well in the centre, and pour the hot melted butter into it.
The dry potato is dipped into the well of butter when serving.
Champ can also be made with chopped parsley, chives, young nettle tops and freshly cooked young green peas.
In the latter case the peas are kept whole and added last.
For a supper dish, scrambled eggs are often served in the well in the centre.-Sprinkled with chopped parsley, it makes an attractive dish.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European

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