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 for Bacon Mashed Red Potatoes.
- 2 Pounds Red Potatoes
- ½ Pound Bacon
- 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