Loaded Mashed Potatoes

We took all your favourite fixings from a steak house-baked potato - sour cream, onion, cheese and bacon - and loaded them into these mashed potatoes. Pair this quick and delicious side dish with your favourite beef or chicken dish for the ultimate comfort food.

Storage Time: Refrigerate 2-3 days. 

Yield: Serves 6

Loaded Mashed Potatoes


  • 6 cups cubed peeled potatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp salted butter
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled


  1. Cook potatoes and garlic in boiling water until tender; drain.
  2. Squeeze potatoes and garlic through a potato ricer and return to saucepan; keep potato mixture warm. Alternatively, mash with a potato masher until smooth.
  3. Stir in sour cream, butter, salt and pepper, until butter is melted.
  4. Stir in cheese, green onions and bacon until combined.
Nutritional analysis per serving:


393 calories, 22.6 g fat, 13.3 g protein, 31.6 g carbohydrate, 2.8 g fibre, 563 mg sodium 

Tip: You can use an electric mixer instead of ricing or mashing. Using low speed, beat potato mixture with sour cream, butter, pepper and salt for 1 minute or just until smooth, then stir in cheese, green onions and bacon. Do not overmix as the potatoes can become gluey.