Bacon Mashed Red Potatoes

Bacon Mashed Red Potatoes

Bacon makes everything better, at least in my opinion. When you have a great comfort food side dish, why not combine it with everyone's favorite, bacon? Hint: Because it's so delicious! You'll be sure to love this recipe forĀ Bacon Mashed Red Potatoes.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Bacon Mashed Red Potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 333 kcal


  • 2 Pounds Red Potatoes
  • 1/2 Pound Bacon
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 3 Tbsp Butter
  • 3/4 Cup Milk
  • Chives Optional
US Customary - Metric


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Place bacon in an aluminum foil lined baking sheet and bake until crisp. Remove bacon from sheet and let cool on a paper towel lined plate. Crumble into chunks.

  2. Peel and slice potatoes, removing any brown spots while doing so.

  3. Place potatoes in a large pot and fill up with enough water to just cover the potatoes. Season water with salt. Bring water to a boil. Once water is boiling, reduce to a simmer and cover. Cook for 15 minutes.

  4. Drain potatoes and return them to empty pot. Add butter, milk, salt and pepper then begin to mash. Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Bacon Mashed Red Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 333 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 43mg14%
Sodium 341mg15%
Potassium 803mg23%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 251IU5%
Vitamin C 13mg16%
Calcium 53mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.