Garlic & Bacon Mashed Potatoes

Garlic & Bacon Mashed Potatoes


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Next to turkey, mashed potatoes are required at the Thanksgiving table.

  • 1 Garlic Bulb
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 3 Pounds Russet Potatoes (Peeled & Cut Into Cubes)
  • 2 1/2 Teaspoons Kosher Salt (Divided)
  • 1 Cup Half & Half
  • 6 Tablespoons Butter (Cut Into Pieces)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 4 Slices Bacon (Cooked & Crumbled)
  • 2 Green Onions (Finely Sliced)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cut off very top of garlic bulb. Drizzle olive oil into garlic. Wrap in aluminum foil. Place in oven 30 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool.
  3. Place potatoes in Dutch oven. Cover with water and add 1 teaspoon kosher salt. Bring to boil and simmer 15 to 20 minutes until potatoes are nice and tender. Drain well.
  4. Place Dutch oven back on stove and turn heat to a medium. Add butter and half & half. Heat until warm and butter has melted. Add potatoes. Squeeze garlic from skins into mixture. Add remaining kosher salt and pepper. Mash well.
  5. Mix in bacon and green onions.
  6. Serve warm.
  7. Serves 6
  8. Prep Time: 40 Minutes Cook Time: 20 Minutes Total Time: 60 Minutes
  9. "Work With What You Got!"
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Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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