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Cheddar, Bacon and Onion Mashed Potatoes

Cheddar, Bacon and Onion Mashed Potatoes
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 0 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4
Looking for a classic side dish? Then check out these mashed potatoes loaded with turkey bacon, green onions and Cheddar cheese – a tasty dish.
Updated December 3, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 3/4 Cup
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
35
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
460mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
3g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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