Loaded Mashed Potatoes

Difficulty Intermediate
Prep Time: 30 mins Total Time: 30 mins
Servings 4

Experience comfort food elevated to a new level with our Loaded Mashed Potatoes recipeā€”a culinary delight that transforms classic mashed potatoes into a masterpiece. With the addition of savory Applewood smoked bacon, each spoonful becomes a symphony of flavors and textures that's both indulgent and satisfying. These mashed potatoes are a celebration of rich taste, where the smokiness of the bacon enhances the creamy goodness of the dish. Greenridge Naturals' commitment to quality ingredients shines through in every mouthwatering bite, inviting you to relish the comforting essence of comfort food reimagined.

  • 12 Greenridge Naturals Applewood Bacon (cooked and crumbled)
  • 2 cups Greenridge Naturals Cheddar Cheese (shredded)
  • 4 pounds potatoes (chopped)
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chives (chopped)
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  1. In a large pot add the potatoes and cover with water, season with salt. Bring the potatoes to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer and cover.

  2. Cook the potatoes for 20 min or until the potatoes can be pierced with a fork. Drain the water and return the potatoes to the pot.

  3. With a potato masher or hand blender beat the potatoes until smooth. Set aside.

  4. In a sauce pan add the butter and milk. Cook for medium heat until the butter has completely melted. Pour this mixture over the potatoes and stir until creamy.

  5. Add the sour cream, bacon, cheddar cheese and chives to the potatoes. Mix until there is an even consistency.

  6. sprinkle salt and pepper for taste.

  7. Garnish with more cheese, chives, sour cream and bacon.

Keywords: mashed potatoes, bacon, side dish