Ready for the most amazing potato recipe you'll ever try? These bacon cheddar mashed potatoes are delicious! Try them once and you'll never go back!
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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!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Bacon, Dinner, Potatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author Stacy Williams
Cost $4.00

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.