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Bacon Mashed Red Potatoes

Bacon Mashed Red Potatoes

Michelle Boulé
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 for Bacon Mashed Red Potatoes.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 333 kcal


  • Saucepan
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Potato Masher
  • Mixing Bowl


  • 2 Pounds Red Potatoes
  • ½ Pound Bacon
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 3 Tbsp Butter
  • ¾ Cup Milk
  • Chives Optional


  • 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!


Calories: 333kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 9gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 43mgSodium: 341mgPotassium: 803mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 251IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 53mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Bacon Mashed Red Potatoes
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