Awesome Smashed Red Potatoes

Awesome Smashed Red Potatoes

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"This recipe of hand-mashed red potatoes with skins with a flavor mixture of bacon bits, cheese, and French onion rings could be served as a main dish if you are a potato-lover like me. This is the only way my family will allow me to serve potatoes in our house. The amounts I have suggested are only guidelines; you will adjust these over time to your taste."
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35 m servings 645 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 645 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 29.7 g
  • 46%
  • Carbs:
  • 77.6g
  • 25%
  • Protein:
  • 17.3 g
  • 35%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 1057 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place potatoes into a pot and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes; drain.
  2. Mix processed cheese, French-fried onions, bacon bits into potatoes and smash together using a potato masher. Stir milk into potatoes, increasing amount until desired consistency is reached.



Sorry but I didn't much like this. It was very heavy. I guess I should have known that from looking at the recipe. Won't make it again.

Mr. LTH, the potato connoisseur at our house, deemed these "delicious", without prompting. I'd prefer them with a little roasted garlic and a good amount of sea salt, but enjoyed them, too. I ...

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