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5 from 1 vote

Loaded Mashed Potatoes

These mashed potatoes are stuffed with cheese, bacon, and scallions which makes it loaded with flavor. Just a few added steps beyond what it takes for normal mashed potatoes and you've got the most filling and satisfying recipe for an amazing side dish.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Loaded Mashed Potatoes, Potatoes with Cheese and Bacon
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 296kcal
Author: Julie of


  • 5-6 red or russet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp softened butter
  • 4 oz softened cream cheese
  • 4 tbsp heavy cream
  • 4 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese
  • 5 strips bacon chopped
  • handful of green onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Fill a large pot with water, add the potatoes and bring to a boil. cook for about 25 minutes or until soft
  • While the potatoes are cooking, cook some bacon and give it a rough chop.
  • Drain the potatoes and mash them
  • Add the butter, cream cheese, heavy cream, milk, minced garlic, cheddar cheese, and bacon
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 375 degrees for about 10 minutes.
  • Serve and Enjoy



Calories: 296kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 218mg | Potassium: 624mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 470IU | Vitamin C: 7.8mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 1.3mg