Patrick Cudahy

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Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Prep Time

15 mins

Total Time

40 mins




  • 1 lb Patrick Cudahy® Thick Sliced Bacon, chopped
  • 3 lbs potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • ½ cup butter, cubed
  • ¼ cup 2% milk
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 green onions, chopped


  • Place cubed potatoes in a Dutch oven; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered for 10-15 minutes or until tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels with a slotted spoon; drain. Chop, set aside.
  • Drain potatoes; return to pan. Mash potatoes, gradually adding cream cheese, sour cream and butter. Stir in milk and seasonings. Transfer to a greased 13x9-inch baking dish; sprinkle with cheese, green onions and bacon. Refrigerate, covered, up to 1 day.
  • Preheat oven to 350°. Remove potatoes from refrigerator and let stand while oven heats. Bake, uncovered, 40-50 minutes or until heated through.