Mashed Potatoes with Bacon & Cheddar Gluten Free

Mashed Potatoes with Bacon & Cheddar Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds Yukon gold potatoes (about 8 medium), unpeeled and cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 1 container (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/2cup unsalted butter (1 stick), cut into small pieces
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 package (8 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese (2 cups)
  • 1 package (2.1 ounces) fully cooked bacon, coarsely chopped
  • Fresh parsley leaves for garnish (optional)

Directions

  1. In large covered sauce pot, add potatoes and enough salted water to cover; heat to boiling over high heat. Simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender.
  2. Drain potatoes well, then return to sauce pot. Add sour cream, butter, salt and pepper. With hand mixer at medium-low speed, beat potatoes 2 to 3 minutes or until light and fluffy and few lumps remain; do not over mix.
  3. Fold in cheese and bacon. Garnish with parsley, if desired.