Buttermilk Bacon Mashed Potatoes

Side Dish

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  • Potato Type: Russet
  • Prep Method: null
  • Cuisine: American
  • Yield: 4
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  • 3 medium (5 to 6-ounce) russet potatoes
  • 6 tablespoons low-fat buttermilk
  • ¼ cup crumbled cooked soy or turkey bacon
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • Salt and pepper


Leave skin on or peel three medium (5 to 6-ounce) potatoes. Cut into 1-inch chunks. Place potato pieces in medium pot and pour over enough water (or reduced-sodium broth) to cover. Set pan over high heat and bring to a boil. Boil 10 minutes, or until tender. Drain, then shake potatoes over low heat 1 minute to dry. Mash with potato masher or fork. Mix in 6 tablespoons low-fat buttermilk, ¼ cup crumbled cooked soy or turkey bacon, and 2 tablespoons chopped green onions. Season with salt and pepper.

Calories: 245 Fat: 10g Cholesterol: 25mg Sodium: 116mg Vitamin C: 36% Fiber: 8g Protein: 6g Potassium: 1046mg

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