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Smoky Mashed Potatoes

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Smoky Mashed Potatoes


3 lbs. Russet potatoes peeled and cut into 1½ inch pieces

1 stick salted butter, plus 1 tablespoon

1 cup sour cream

½ cup whole milk

2 cups shredded Smoked Gouda Cheese (reserve ½ cup for topping)

2 teaspoon kosher salt

1 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

4 scallions diced (reserve 1 for topping)

8 thick cut sliced smoked bacon(reserve 2 slices for topping)


1 Fry bacon until crisp, cut/ crumble into bite size pieces, reserve

2 In large sauce pan, place potatoes and 1 teaspoon salt  and enough cold water to cover potatoes by 1 inch, bring to boil over high heat 10-12 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender, strain water in colander return potatoes to hot pan

3 Add 1 stick butter, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon pepper, milk, and sour cream to potatoes, mash well


4 Add 1 ½ cup cheese, 6 slices crumbled bacon, and 3 diced scallions to mashed potatoes, mix well

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5 Butter 13x9x2 glass baking dish with 1 tablespoon butter, evenly spread mashed potato mixture into prepared dish


6 Mix reserved bacon, scallion and cheese, scatter over potato mixture


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7 Bake 35 minutes in preheated 375 degree oven, or until mixture is heated throughout and toppings are golden in color; serve warm

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The combination of the smoky cheese and bacon combined with the creamy potatoes, and bite from the scallions are heavenly. I promise your family and guest will love them. My Thanksgiving Recipes are included in my new cookbook “Gifts Of Gold In A Sicilian Kitchen With Sista Felicia, Harvest” to order online click link http://www.storenvy.com/products/2742897-gifts-of-gold-in-a-sicilian-kitchen-with-sista-felicia-harvest  ….Or Stop by The GMG table at  Cruisport Gloucester tomorrow evening where I will be selling my “Gifts Of Gold” at The Girls/Guys Night Out Shopping Extravaganza to help support the GHS Photography Class Fundraiser.