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Mouth-Watering Loaded Mashed Potatoes

Author Larisha Campbell


  • 2 lbs potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat sour cream
  • 1/2 cup light butter
  • salt and pepper to taste I typically do 1/4 teaspoon each
  • 2 cups colby or cheddar cheese divided
  • 5 slices low sodium bacon cooked and crumbled


  1. Boil potatoes for 15 minutes or until tender. You should be able to easily poke through them with a fork.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Drain and put into a large bowl.
  4. Add milk, sour cream, butter, salt and pepper.
  5. Beat with mixer on low speed for one minute, then on high until no lumps remains.
  6. Stir in 1 1/2 cups cheese and the bacon.
  7. Transfer to a 3qt baking dish.
  8. Top with remaining cheese.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes.
  10. Remove and then let sit for 10 minutes.