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Chicago Mashed Potatoes With Onion & Bacon

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Chicago Mashed Potatoes with Onion and Bacon are my all time mashed potato favorites ! I love to eat this with my meat and pasta dishes or even as it is. Just try this Chicago Mashed Potatoes with Onion and Bacon and let me know if you like it !
  Bacon slices 4 , chopped
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  All purpose potatoes 3 Pound, peeled and cut into 1 inch chunks
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Coarsely ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs), warmed

In 10 inch skillet, cook bacon until browned over medium low heat.
With slotted spoon, remove bacon to paper towels to drain.
To bacon fat in skillet, add onion and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, in 3 quart saucepan, heat potatoes, bay leaf, and enough water to cover to boiling over high heat.
Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 15 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender; drain.
Return potatoes to saucepan.
Discard bay leaf.
With potato masher, mash potatoes with salt and pepper.
Gradually add milk; mash until mixture is well blended.
Stir in onion and bacon.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1351 Calories from Fat 108

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.8%

Saturated Fat 5.9 g29.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 29.5 mg9.8%

Sodium 2251.6 mg93.8%

Total Carbohydrates 293 g97.7%

Dietary Fiber 35.8 g143.4%

Sugars 35.7 g

Protein 40 g80.5%

Vitamin A 6.6% Vitamin C 486.5%

Calcium 50.5% Iron 67.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicago Mashed Potatoes With Onion & Bacon Recipe