Smashed Potatoes with Bacon
Smashed red potatoes make a perfect side dish for the steak or pork chops. Don’t mash them too much though — the potatoes should have a chunky texture.
Test Kitchen Tip
For extra nutrients, particularly potassium, be sure to leave the skins on the potatoes.
Cook bacon in a 12-inch cast-iron skillet until crisp. Transfer bacon to a paper-towel-lined plate, drain drippings, and wipe out skillet.
Cook potatoes in same skillet of boiling salted water until fork-tender; drain and return to skillet. Cook potatoes over medium heat, stirring to remove excess moisture, 1 minute.
Stir in cream and butter, crushing potatoes with a potato masher until they reach desired consistency. Stir in chives and bacon; season with salt and pepper.
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 154mg 6%
Carbs 19g 6%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.