Mashed potatoes are a staple comfort food. Why not make them better by combining them with another amazing comfort food, bacon? This recipe for Bacon Mashed Potatoes is the perfect side dish for your meal. You'll love the twist on a classic!
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.
Peel and slice potatoes, removing any brown spots while doing so.
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.
Drain potatoes and return them to empty pot. Add butter, milk, salt and pepper then begin to mash. Serve warm and enjoy!