Buttermilk Bacon Blue Smashed Potatoes

Buttermilk Bacon Blue Smashed Potatoes

Ingredients

  • 2.5 pounds Yukon gold potatoes
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 4 ounces blue cheese
  • 2 green onions, sliced

Directions

  1. Wash potatoes and peel or cut off any dark spots or imperfections, leaving as much skin on as possible.
  2. Cut into cubes and place in a large stock pot, covering with cold water.
  3. Bring to a boil and cook until tender, about 15-20 minutes.
  4. Drain potatoes and place back in the pot over low heat.
  5. Add butter and buttermilk, then use a potato masher and mash until your desired texture has been reached.
  6. Mash in salt and pepper, then mash in the cheese and crumbled bacon, saving a bit for the top if desired.
  7. Taste and season additionally if desired. Top with sliced green onions.