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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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