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Loaded Smashed Taters from Rib Shack

February 18, 2021
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Photo by Trisha Kruse
  • Prep time 20 hours
  • Cook time 10 hours
  • Serves 10
Author Notes

The Rib Shack in Eagle Idaho makes the best darn smasher ever. We always get a double order with our BBQ. Cheesy and bacony, wow! —Trisha Kruse

What You'll Need
  • 2.5 baby Yukon Gold potatoes
  • 1 cup 2% milk, warmed
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 3 pieces green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup parsley, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  2. Drain and return to pan, gently mash potatoes gradually adding milk, cream cheese and butter to reach desired consistency.
  3. Stir in bacon, cheeses, green onions, parsley, salt and pepper.

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