Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole with Bacon

delicious Christmas side dish
Delicious Christmas side dish
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Ingredients

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2 tsp Olive oil
½ Yellow onions medium, chopped
Water warm as needed
3 lb Potatoes cut in half
3 tbsp Unsalted butter
2 tbsp Cream Cheese light, softened
½ cup Milk nonfat
¾ tsp Kosher Salt
½ tsp Black pepper ground
2 strips Bacon center cut, cooked & crumbled
1 tbsp Rosemary minced fresh
½ cup Parmesan cheese grated
For garnish:
Parsley minced

Nutritional information

141,3
calories
3g
fat
18,5g
carbohydrates
5g
protein
13,8mg
cholesterol
189mg
sodium
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Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole with Bacon

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This Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole with Bacon is a showstopper that might just steal the thunder from your turkey this Christmas. I am always on the lookout for new Christmas side dish recipes and this is one of the tastiest ones I’ve come across. Try it this year – I know you’ll love it too!

To make this couldn’t be easier. Start by caramelizing onions and cooking potatoes until soft. Mash the potatoes with butter, cream cheese, and milk. Season to taste. Mix in the caramelized onions, crumbled bacon, and rosemary. Transfer the mixture to a casserole dish and smooth the top. Top with cheese and bake in the oven until heated through. Enjoy!

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Steps to make Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole with Bacon

1

Sauté onion

10

Heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil in a medium nonstick skillet. Add ½ a chopped onion to the skillet and cover the pan. Cook, while stirring occasionally, until the onions are soft and golden brown. To stop the onions from burning while cooking, add a splash of water every now and again.

2

Cook potatoes

20

Place 3 pounds of halved potatoes in a large saucepan. Pour in cold water until there is 1 inch above the potatoes. Season with salt and bring to a boil. Simmer for 20-25 minutes. Cook until the potatoes are tender. Drain the potatoes and transfer to a large bowl.

3

Heat oven and prepare dish

5

Preheat the oven to 350 °F and lightly spray a baking dish with cooking spray.

4

Mash potatoes

2

Mash the potatoes using a potato masher or ricer until the mixture is as smooth as possible. Add 3 tablespoons of butter, 2 tablespoons of cream cheese and ½ a cup of milk. Continue to mash until fully combined and season to taste with salt and pepper.

5

Add onions, bacon, and rosemary

2

Mix in the caramelized onions, crumbled bacon, and 1 tablespoon of minced rosemary.

6

Transfer mixture to baking dish

1

Transfer the mashed potato mixture to the prepared baking dish. Smooth the top of the casserole with a spatula.

7

Top with cheese

1

Sprinkle ½ a cup of grated Parmesan cheese over the top of the potato.

8

Bake

25

Bake the casserole in the oven for 25 minutes until it is cooked through and the cheese is melted.

9

Serve

Serve as a side dish alongside your Christmas dinner.

This Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole with Bacon recipe is a great side dish to try this Christmas! Try it out this festive season and leave a comment below to let me know how you get on.

Jelena is an interior designer and young mom! As a busy working mom, her time is precious so she’s always looking for a quick and efficient way to get things done. Jelena is very creative, but has a strong practical side. She loves trying new things and travels a lot, especially around Europe. The kitchen is Jelena’s safe space, where she can let her creative side out and dedicate herself to her favorite hobby - cooking!

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