Bacon…check. Ranch…check. Cheddar cheese…check. Mashed potatoes…check. What more could you ask for! These sinfully delicious potatoes are sure to please!!
2 1/2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 stick unsalted butter
1 cup warm milk
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon dry Ranch dressing seasoning
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
1 lb cooked, crumbled bacon pieces
Boil cubed potatoes for 10-15 minutes or until fork tender. Drain and place into the bowl of a stand mixer.
Add your butter, milk, garlic salt, pepper, Ranch seasoning and 1/2 cup of shredded cheese. Mix until just combined.
Transfer potatoes to a large dutch oven or pot over medium heat. Top with remaining shredded cheese and close lid to melt cheese for 3-5 minutes. Remove lid and serve with crumbled bacon on top.
Step-by-step photos and full recipe here: http://picky-palate.com/2013/04/05/bacon-ranch-and-cheddar-mashed-potatoes/