Appetizers & Side Dishes

Mashed Cheddar & Bacon Potatoes

Prep Time: 10 min  |  Cook Time: 15 min  |  Servings: 8  |  Calories: 191
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Mashed Cheddar & Bacon Potatoes
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min

Try this side dish to accompany your next meal. These cheesy mashed potatoes have a perfectly velvety texture thanks to Sargento® Shredded Double Cheddar Cheese. Garlic, spices and savory bacon bits add plenty more home-style flavor in every scoop.

  • 2 lbs. red potatoes
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 3/4 cup milk or half-and-half
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup real bacon bits
  • 2 cups Sargento® Shredded Double Cheddar Cheese
  1. Scrub potatoes and cut into 1-inch chunks. Place in a large saucepan, cover with cold water and bring to a boil over high heat. Add garlic cloves to water; reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are very tender, about 15 minutes.
  2. Drain potatoes and garlic; return to same pot and turn heat to low. Add milk, salt and pepper. Mash to desired to desired consistency with a potato masher. Stir in cheese and bacon just until melted.

Serving Size 8

Calories 191

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 8.30g 13%
Sat. Fat 5.10g 24%
Mono Unsat. Fat 1.10g
Poly Unsat. Fat 0.20g
Cholesterol 26mg 8%
Sodium 266mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 0g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A 10RE
Vitamin C 10mg 17%
Calcium 206mg 21%
Iron 1mg 6%