Mashed Potato Skin Recipe

Mashed Potato Skin Recipe

Mashed Potato Skin Recipe - easy side dish recipe

This Mashed Potato Skin recipe takes all of the flavors of a favorite game-day food – fried potato skins – but makes them better for you!

Author: Deborah
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Category: Side Dish


  • 6 slices bacon
  • 2 pounds small red potatoes, halved
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • salt and pepper
  • ¼ cup fresh chives, chopped
  • ½ cup extra-sharp cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  2. Arrange the bacon on a wire rack on top of a sheet pan and bake until crisp, about 12 to 15 minutes. Cool and chop.
  3. Put potatoes in a medium sauce pan and cover with water. Bring the water to a boil and season with salt. Cook until tender, about15 minutes.
  4. Drain and mash potatoes with the buttermilk. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Stir in the chives, cheddar and bacon.

adapted from 30 Minute Meals

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