Champ Irish Mashed Potatoes

Number of Servings: 4 (263 g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 40 min.
Champ Irish Mashed Potatoes

Champ is a variation on mashed potatoes that is traditional in Ulster, in North Ireland. Less intense than the classic dish, these mashed potatoes use leeks instead of scallions and a small amount of olive oil instead of heaps of butter. The Yukons add buttery color and flavor so you won’t miss a thing.


  • 1½ lbs. Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 leek, washed and chopped
  • 1 cup lowfat milk
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • Pepper to taste


  1. Place potatoes in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil and cook, partially covered, until tender (15-20 minutes).
  2. While potatoes are cooking, combine leeks and milk in another saucepan. Bring to a simmer over low heat. Cook, partially covered, stirring occasionally, until the leeks are tender (15 minutes).
  3. Drain the potatoes and return them to the pan. Mash until smooth. Stir in oil, leeks, and milk. Season with salt and pepper.


Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 263 g

Amount per serving
Calories 205
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 3mg 2%
Sodium 190mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 6g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 27g
Protein 6g
Vitamin D 0.7mcg 6%
Calcium 113.5mg 8%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 865mg 20%
Vitamin A 59.3mcg 6%
Vitamin C 36.9mg 40%
Vitamin E 0.8mg 6%
Vitamin K 18.8mcg 15%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 3mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 35%
Folate 46.7mcg 12%
Vitamin B12 0.3mcg 15%
Biotin 1.6mcg 6%
Chloride 77.7mg 4%
Pantothenate 0.8mg 20%
Phosphorus 164.8mg 15%
Iodine 14.6mcg 10%
Magnesium 53.8mg 15%
Zinc 0.8mg 10%
Selenium 3mcg 6%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 2.6mcg 6%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Potatoes, 1% Milk, Leeks, Olive Oil, Salt.

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