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    Bacon and Cheddar Smashed Potatoes

    Bacon and Cheddar Smashed Potatoes. Photo by AZPARZYCH

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    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    10 mins

    10 mins

    weekend cooker's Note:

    a good quick microwave method.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4

    Yield:

    potatoes

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place potato pieces in a large microwave-safe bowl.
    2. 2
      cover bowl with plastic, and cut a 1 inch slit in the center of plastic wrap.
    3. 3
      Microwave 10 minutes, and let stand for 2 minutes.
    4. 4
      Add sour cream, and remaining ingredients to a bowl, and mash with a potato masher to desired consistancy.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 16, 2013

      55

      So quick and easy and had a great flavor! Made with white cheddar since that is what was in the fridge, but left the rest of the ingredients as is. I didn't mash the potatoes too much, left them kind of chunky. Made for Zaar Stars.

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    • on January 03, 2013

      55

      Great pototoes weekend cooker. We really enjoyed this dish. It was quick and really easy to make with nice results. Made exactly as written and wouldn't change a thing...except that I would remember to add the chives. The texture was perfect and the flavor spot on. Thanks for sharing a recipe that we really enjoyed and will make again.

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    • on July 19, 2012

      45

      I simplified this even further by using instant potato flakes - it's just too darn hot - and it worked out really well. I made only two portions but used two strips of bacon. I chopped the bacon and then fried it - I find this releases more of the fat. I did not add any salt, as the cheese and bacon added enough for our taste. I might not use the sour cream next time - I love sour cream in mashed potatoes, but for me this was almost too many flavors in the dish. I had never considered mixing bacon or cheese right into the mashed potatoes, great idea.

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    Nutritional Facts for Bacon and Cheddar Smashed Potatoes

    Serving Size: 1 (238 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 246.0
     
    Calories from Fat 76
    31%
    Total Fat 8.5 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 5.0 g
    25%
    Cholesterol 23.9 mg
    7%
    Sodium 232.7 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 36.9 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
    12%
    Sugars 4.1 g
    16%
    Protein 6.6 g
    13%

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    center-cut bacon

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