Bacon Cheddar Mashed Potatoes
Ready for the most amazing potato recipe you'll ever try? This bacon cheddar mashed potatoes recipe is delicious! Try them once and you'll never go back!
Servings 6 people
- 8 cup russet potatoes cleaned and quartered
- 10 cup water
- 1 pinch salt
- 3/4-1 cup milk
- 2 tbsp butter melted
- 3 tbsp sour cream
- 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
- 4-6 slices bacon cooked
- salt to taste
- pepper to taste
- chives optional
Cut bacon into small strips and fry until crispy.
Chop bacon into smaller diced pieces.
Wash and quarter potatoes.
Add potatoes, pinch of salt and water to a large pot. Cook until potatoes are tender.
Drain potatoes and add to a large mixing bowl. Allow potatoes to cook slightly.
Mash slightly using a manual potato masher or electric mixer.
Add milk starting with 3/4 cup, butter and sour cream.
Mix until combined and you reach a consistency you like. Add more milk for creamier potatoes.
Gently stir in cheddar cheese and bacon. Reserve a small amount of bacon for garnishing if desired.
Serve warm garnished with chives and bacon pieces if desired.