Mashed Potatoes Twice-Baked

Recipe by HokiesMom
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup green onion, chopped fine
  • 12
    cup red pepper, chopped fine (optional)
  • 1
    tablespoon canola oil
  • 4
    cups mashed potatoes (prepared with milk & butter, leftovers are fine)
  • 1
    cup cheddar cheese, shredded (divided 1/2 c and 1/2 c)
  • 14
    cup bacon, cooked crispy and crumbled (turkey bacon works fine)
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    teaspoon pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small skillet, saute onion and red pepper in oil until tender.
  • In a large bowl, combine the onion mixture, mashed potatoes, 1/2 c cheese, bacon, salt and pepper.
  • Spoon into a lightly sprayed/greased 2 quart baking dish.
  • Sprinkle with remaining cheese (and if desired, add some extra chopped green onion and extra crumbled cooked bacon to the top).
  • Bake uncovered at 350F for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is melted.
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