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How to Cook Bacon Mashed Potatoes + Video: Tailgating Central

I’m not sure if there is a more festive food for Super Bowl than bacon, and these Bacon Mashed Potatoes will satisfy the hungriest Bronco or Seahawks fan!

How to Cook Bacon Mashed Potatoes:

How to Cook Bacon Mashed Potatoes - cookingwithkimberly.comYou won’t believe there’s no butter in these mashed potatoes. That’s almost unheard of, isn’t it? Well, you’ll be surprised at how delicious these clouds of flavor are.

Creamy, bacon-y & just what the referee ordered…Make a whole heap of these!

Type: Side Dish Recipe

Serve with: butter, if you like…
Prep Time: 8 min
Cook Time: 15-20 min
Serves: 4

The ingredients & instructions are listed below the video for measurements & directions. Please enjoy this webisode of Cooking with Kimberly:


  • 4 large potatoes – washed, peeled, 2 inch cubed
  • 2 tsp salt – for boiling water
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 3 tbsp cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • freshly ground black pepper – to taste
  • sea salt – to taste
  • 3 tbsp chicken stock
  • a few drops water or tea


  1. Wash and clean potatoes.
  2. Chop them into 2 inch cubes and put them in a pot of salted water. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer & allow to cook until fork or knife tender.
  3. In the meantime, in a large frying pan, fry bacon and cook until crispy. * Tip: Add a few drops of tea or water to the pan to reduce curling edges while cooking.
  4. Strain the potatoes, and return to the pot.
  5. Add cream cheese, milk, pepper, salt, and stock. Mash well.
  6. Remove bacon from the pan & cool slightly. Once it has cooled enough for you to touch it with your fingers, crumble the bacon.
  7. Add bacon to the mashed potatoes and stir quickly.
  8. Serve immediately.


I hope you enjoy this Sports Tailgating Recipe on Cooking with Kimberly. Until next time…

Be a Champion in Your Kitchen & Eat Deliciously!

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Author: Kimberly Turner

Kimberly Turner is the web-chef behind CookingWithKimberly.com. Food writer, food consultant and general lover of the delicious treats on our planet, Kimberly brings you hearty content, delicious offerings, fun antics, and some down-home cooked love with her mom making cameos. Internet entrepreneur and marketer, International model, and Editor-in-Chief of a number of online publications. Be a Champion in Your Kitchen & Eat Deliciously!

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