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Loaded Mashed Potatoes

Jazz up plain potatoes with these easy loaded mashed potatoes. Lots of bacon, cheese, sour cream and more make this a delicious side dish.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Loaded Mashed Potatoes
Servings: 6
Calories: 525kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime


  • 2 lbs Red Potatoes
  • 2 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 packet Ranch Seasoning 1 oz.
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 6 Slices Bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup Sour Cream
  • 2 cups Cheddar Cheese Shredded
  • 1/2 cup Chives


  • Clean the potatoes and quarter them (leave the skin on).
  • Place the potatoes in a large pot and cover them with water. Bring to a boil and simmer for about 10-15 minutes until the potatoes are fork tender.
  • Drain the potatoes and then return them back to the pot.
  • Then add in the garlic, ranch seasoning, butter, salt and 1/2 a cup of the milk. Use an electric mixer to blend the potatoes until they are light and fluffy. Gradually add in the remaining milk until the mashed potatoes are the consistency that you prefer.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Place the mashed potatoes in a 9X9 baking pan then top it with the shredded cheese, bacon and chives.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 10-15 minutes until the cheese is completely melted.
  • Serve immediately while warm and enjoy!


Calories: 525kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 1067mg | Potassium: 879mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1066IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 372mg | Iron: 2mg