The smooth tang of buttermilk makes these already-amazing bacon mashed potatoes even creamier!

Buttermilk Bacon Mashed PotatoesButtermilk bacon mashed potatoes recipe
  • 3 medium (5 to 6-ounce) russet potatoes
  • 6 tablespoons low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup crumbled cooked soy or turkey bacon
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • Salt and pepper

Leave skin on or peel three medium (5 to 6-ounce) potatoes. Cut into 1-inch chunks.

Place potato pieces in medium pot and pour over enough water (or reduced-sodium broth) to cover. Set pan over high heat and bring to a boil.

Boil 10 minutes, or until tender. Drain, then shake potatoes over low heat 1 minute to dry.

Mash with potato masher or fork.

Mix in 6 tablespoons low-fat buttermilk, 1/4 cup crumbled cooked soy or turkey bacon, and 2 tablespoons chopped green onions.

Season with salt and pepper.

Calories: 245 Fat: 10g Cholesterol: 25mg Sodium: 116mg Vitamin C: 36% Fiber: 8g Protein: 6g Potassium: 1046mg

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