Gluten Free Bacon Mashed Potatoes

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This gluten free bacon mashed potato recipe is so simple bound to be a favorite side at your Thanksgiving dinner. So good, we doubt you’ll have any leftovers!


  • 1 pound new or baby potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 bacon slices
  • 1/3 cup of milk (can substitute buttermilk)
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/4 tsp of freshly ground pepper
  • 1/3 cup of reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 sliced scallions
  • 1 cup of shredded cheddar (optional)


  1. Cover potatoes with water in a large saucepan and simmer over medium-high heat.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and cook the potatoes partially covered, until they are tender.
  3. Drain the potatoes and transfer to a large bowl.
  4. Cook the bacon until crisp and drain on a paper towel.
  5. When the bacon is cool enough to handle, cut it or crumble it into small pieces
  6. Mash the potatoes, milk (or buttermilk), salt and pepper with a potato masher until the liquid is incorporated but some chunks of potato still remain.
  7. Fold in the sour cream, scallions cheddar cheese and the crumbled bacon.
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