This recipe for Loaded Mashed Potatoes really couldn’t be easier to make. You could have this ready for your family to enjoy within 10 minutes. It makes a great side dish for supper or you could serve scoops in mini martini glasses at a fall party. It’s a great comfort food recipe.
Loaded Mashed Potatoes:
When I told my mom that I was making boxed potatoes for supper, she gave me the stink eye. I don’t think she’s ever made potatoes from a box (even though I’ve told her they are delicious) but also because she has so many potatoes in her garden right now that she’s trying to give away. I took some garden potatoes to make homemade fries later this week but this Loaded Mashed Potatoes recipe tastes really good with boxed potatoes.
- 1 pouch Betty Crocker Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes (prepare according to directions with water, butter and milk).
- ½ cup green onions, diced
- ¼ cup real bacon bits
- ½ cup shredded cheese
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- Heat water and butter in large pot.
- Remove from heat and add milk and contents of potato pouch.
- Stir just until moistened and let stand one minute.
- Whip with fork until smooth.
- Stir in green onions, bacon bits, shredded cheese and bell pepper. Serve warm.
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