Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Buttermilk and Bacon Mashed Potatoes



3 pounds potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 large onion, chopped
3 slices bacon
1 quart buttermilk

Cut and peel potatoes and boil in large saucepan until tender.
In another pan, cook slices of bacon (I used turkey bacon to make this a taaad bit more healthy). Once the bacon is cooked, place bacon on a paperplate. Cook the onions in the bacon grease until translucent.

Mash the potatoes in a bowl and add 2 of the slices of bacon (crumbled) and the onion. Add the buttermilk (you can add sour cream too if you like). Whip with a fork and then crumble the other slice of bacon on top.


I didn't have any green onions but I thought chopped green onions would look and taste great as a garnish on top.



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11 comments:

  1. Yum! Mashed potatoes are my all time favorite - and adding bacon to that just makes me smile!

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  2. Oooh, I bet that bacon makes these over the top!

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  3. DIET SABOTAGE!! Looks delish though!

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  4. Thanks for joining us on wandering Wednesdays!!
    Tori
    http://thriftytori.blogspot.com/

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  5. YUM!!!!! Can't wait to make these :) Thanks so much for linking up to Thrilling Thursday @ Paisley Passions. If you have time, come by and link up to Fun w/Food Friday tomorrow too :) Have a great weekend!

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  6. yum! I love bacon and i love potatoes - this is perfect! Thanks for sharing at What's Cooking Thursdays!

    www.savingthosedollars.blogspot.com

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  7. Nothing complements a meal like a good Mashed Potato dish. Your Buttermilk and Bacon Mashed Potatoes look so delicious. Thank you so much for bringing them to Full Plate Thursday and please come back!

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  8. just looking at these makes me happy! no one loves potatoes more than i...and these with buttermilk and bacon..oh my! thank you for sharing with tuesday night supper club!

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  9. Mmmmm, you had me at bacon! I never cared much for potatoes until I craved them during my first pregnancy. Now mashed potatoes are an absolute favourite!

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  10. These potatoes look so good. I know my family would love them.

    Thanks for linking up to Making a Home last week.

    I'd love for you to link up to this weeks linky.

    Linda @ Linda's Lunacy
    http://www.lindaslunacy.blogspot.com

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