Red Smashed Potatoes
Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 12 servings
Any mashed potatoes are a comfort food. Red smashed potatoes fit in that - and the red peelings add color and nutrition to the dish.
  • 8 medium sized red potatoes - washed thoroughly
  • ¼-1/2 cup milk
  • ½ cup sour cream OR yogurt
  • ¼ cup butter + 2 Tbsp. butter
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 4 slices bacon
  1. Broil or fry bacon until crisp
  2. Drain and crush into bits
  3. Wash potatoes thoroughly
  4. Cut into chunks and cook in water until slightly tender
  5. Drain water completely
  6. Mash potatoes, adding a little milk at a time
  7. Add ¼ cup butter and sour cream
  8. Add salt and pepper to taste
  9. Whip until potatoes are well mashed
  10. Add more milk as needed
  11. Add chives for seasoning as desired
  12. Melt or brown 2 Tbsp butter and pour over the top
  13. Add crumbled bacon on top (optional)
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