Mashed Potatoes With Bacon and Cheddar

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F Peel potatoes, and cut into 1-inch chunks.
  • Place in a large saucepan, and add enough cold water to cover by about 2 inches.
  • Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, and reduce to a simmer.
  • Cook until easily pierced with a paring knife, about 20 minutes.
  • Transfer to a colander to drain; return to pan, cover, and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, heat a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add bacon, and cook until crisp and browned, turning once.
  • Transfer to paper towels; let cool, and crumble.
  • Using a fork, mash potatoes in pan until light and fluffy; add cream cheese, butter, and sour cream, and stir until combined and smooth.
  • Add the onion and any onion juice, chives, 2 cups cheese, half the bacon, salt, and pepper.
  • Stir until well combined.
  • Transfer to a buttered 3-quart baking dish.
  • Top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
  • Bake until top is slightly golden and potatoes are heated through, about 30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven; garnish with remaining bacon.
  • Serve immediately.
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