Loaded Mashed Potato Bake

Cheese Cheddar Side Dish Loaded Mashed Potato Bacon Bake Recipe by Ash's In The Kitchen


I decided to try something new as a side dish this Labor Day. I was in the middle of baking a Strawberry Rhubarb pie when the idea to create a bacon lattice top for a mashed potato dish would be not only delicious, but also a bit of a show stopper! It really didn’t disappoint. I’m definitely adding this to my list of go-to holiday, cookout and potluck side dishes!

Loaded Mashed Potato Bake

Servings: 5 Cooking Time: 40 Minutes

  • 4 large Russet Potatoes; peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup Cream Cheese
  • 1/4 cup Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 1/4 cup Green Onions; chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic; minced
  • 1/4 cup Bacon Crumbles
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian Herbs
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 2 cups Cheddar Cheese
  • 11-12 slices of Bacon

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Braid the bacon into a lattice and place on a baking sheet with a wire rack. Bake until almost crispy, about 12 minutes, then set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, bring a pot of liberally salted water to a boil and add the potatoes. Cook until tender; about 15 minutes.
  3. Drain and add the cream cheese, 1/4 cup cheddar, butter, green onion, garlic, bacon crumbles and seasonings. Mash thoroughly and scoop into a baking dish. Top with the remaining 2 cups of cheddar and the latticed bacon.
  4. Bake for an additional 10-12 minutes. Or until the bacon is crispy.
  5. Cool for 5 minutes and enjoy!

Looking for a main dish? Try one of these recipes!

BBQ Aioli Angus Burger
Chili Spice Roasted Chicken Quarters Recipe by Ash’s In The Kitchen
Sweet Heat Pork Chops Recipe by Ash’s In The Kitchen

Published by ashsinthekitchen

Home cook, gardener and lover of life!

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