This traditional Irish dish of buttery mashed potato with spring onion is comfort food at it's most delicious and very simple to make.


  • 1 kg washed Potato boiled in salted water till soft

  • 1 small bunch spring onion washed & finely chopped

  • 125 g Butter

  • 125 ml Milk

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • 1.

    Allow the potatoes to dry, and then put them through a potato ricer

  • 2.

    Boil the milk with 100g of the butter and the sliced spring onions

  • 3.

    Beat in the potato and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 4.

    Serve piping hot with a knob of butter on top.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

  • Energy 222kj
  • Fat Total 13g
  • Saturated Fat 8g
  • Protein 3g
  • Carbohydrate 23g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Sodium 390mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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