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Bacon Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

My Bacon Cheesy Mashed Potatoes are the perfect homemade mashed potatoes any night of the week!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 220kcal
Author Jenny
Cost 10


  • 2 1/2 pounds russet potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 cup warm milk I used skim
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt I use Lawry’s
  • 1 teaspoon dry Ranch dressing seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese divid


  • Boil cubed potatoes for 10-15 minutes or until fork tender. Drain and place into the bowl of a stand mixer.
  • Add your butter, milk, garlic salt, pepper, Ranch seasoning and 1/2 cup of shredded cheese. Mix until just combined. Transfer potatoes to a large dutch oven or pot over medium heat. Top with remaining shredded cheese and close lid to melt cheese for 3-5 minutes. Remove lid and serve with crumbled bacon on top.


Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 354mg | Potassium: 652mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 262IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 206mg | Iron: 1mg