Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes With Bacon
with sharp cheddar cheese, sour cream and fresh Rosemary

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This is a great delicious side dish, I like to add smoked bacon and sharp cheddar for a different taste. See more of my side dishes with photographs and be sure to check out my garlic mashed potato recipe


Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes with Bacon & Cheese
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Prep Time: 15 min   Total time:15 min   Serves: 8

Ingredients:

12 ounces smoked bacon slices
2-1/2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes
3/4 cup sour cream
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, finely grated
fresh Rosemary for garnish

Instruction:

In a skillet over medium high heat fry bacon until crisp, remove from heat and drain on paper towels. Crumble into small pieces; set aside.

Cut potatoes into 1-inch cubes; put in saucepan, cover with 1-inch cold salted water, bring to a boil. Turn heat down to a simmer, cover and continue to cook until fork tender, about 8 minutes. Drain, mash until there are no lumps.

Add sour cream, butter, salt and pepper, do not over mix. Fold in the cheese and bacon (reserve 1 tablespoon for
garnish). Put in a large bowl, top with rosemary, the reserved bacon and serve.

wine Wine recommendation: Pinot Gris; Sauvignon Blanc

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