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Colcannon’s cousin, champ, was a popular dish among the lower class of Ireland because of the "cheap" nutrition it supplied. Similar to colcannon, it was also a popular dish served on Halloween

Deliver Ingredients


  • 5 large russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 4 thick-cut strips Irish bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 3 Tablespoons chopped chives
  • 1 small onion, finely diced
  • Salt, to taste
  • Milk, as needed



Place the cubed potatoes in a large pot of cold, salted water and bring to a boil. Cook until the potatoes are fork-tender, about 12 minutes. Drain the potatoes and return to the pot.

Place the bacon, butter, chives, and onion inside the pot of potatoes and beat together using a hand mixer. Season with salt to taste. Slowly add milk as you are blending, until you get desired consistency, and serve.

Ham Shopping Tip

Bone-in cuts tend to be slightly less expensive than their boneless counterparts, and have more flavor.

Ham Cooking Tip

According to the USDA, the recommended internal temperature for cooked pork should be 145 degrees Fahrenheit.