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Green Onion and Bacon Mashed Potatoes

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"These bacon mashed potatoes are very tasty and put zing into a plain old side dish. I made these and the next day could not wait to eat the leftovers (hoping no one else got to them first)."
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50 m servings 406
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 25 minutes. Drain.
  2. Mash potatoes in a large bowl using an electric mixer; pour in milk to make creamier. Stir in bacon, Colby-Monterey Jack cheese, green onions, sour cream, butter, garlic, salt, and pepper.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can substitute margarine for butter, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 406 calories; 24.9 31.2 16.1 67 1035 Full nutrition

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Made as written and these turned out really good. I do think you could cut back on the amount of cheese and bacon so that the potato remains the star. Next time I'll only use 1 1/2 cups of chees...