Bacon & Fontina Mashed Potatoes

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by peachez

I serve this on special occasions. You may be able to substitute white potatoes, but with the Italian Fontina I prefer this with unpeeled red potatoes.

Top Review by Marie

This was the perfect potato side dish to go with our prime rib Christmas dinner. We kept them warm in a crockpot which worked out great. Even better as leftovers! Thanks for posting this fabulous recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan. Cover with cold water. Bring to a boil and then lower heat and simmer 20- 25 minutes or until tender.
  2. Drain the potatoes into a colander. Return the potatoes to the saucepan. Over medium heat continuously shake the potatoes to remove any excess moisture 15-20 seconds. Remove them from the saucepan.
  3. Rice or mash the potatoes. Return the prepared potatoes to the saucepan--no heat now.
  4. In a small saucepan over medium heat add the precombined garlic through cream, gently stirring till the butter melts. Pour this sauce onto the potatoes, stirring to mix.
  5. Add the bacon through pepper; hand mix to combine. Taste and adjust for seasonings. Spoon seasoned potatoes onto plates and top with cheese.

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