Cheddar, Bacon and Onion Mashed Potatoes

Looking for a classic side dish? Then check out these mashed potatoes loaded with turkey bacon, green onions and Cheddar cheese – a tasty dish.

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

2
slices turkey bacon
4
medium russet or baking potatoes (about 1 1/2 lb.), peeled, cut into quarters
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1/2
cup skim milk, heated
2
tablespoons chopped green onions
2
oz. (1/2 cup) shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese

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  • 1 Cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towel. Crumble; set aside.
  • 2 Place potatoes in medium saucepan; add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover loosely and boil gently for 15 to 20 minutes or until potatoes break apart easily when pierced with fork. Drain well.
  • 3 Mash potatoes until no lumps remain. Add salt, pepper and milk; continue mashing until potatoes are smooth. Spoon potatoes into medium bowl. Top with onions, cheese and bacon.
  • 1 Cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towel. Crumble; set aside.
  • 2 Place potatoes in medium saucepan; add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover loosely and boil gently for 15 to 20 minutes or until potatoes break apart easily when pierced with fork. Drain well.
  • 3 Mash potatoes until no lumps remain. Add salt, pepper and milk; continue mashing until potatoes are smooth. Spoon potatoes into medium bowl. Top with onions, cheese and bacon.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 3/4 Cup
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
460mg
460%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.