Stilton, Bacon & Garlic Smashed Potatoes Recipe
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Stilton, Bacon & Garlic Smashed Potatoes Recipe

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Bold, savory flavor from bacon, Stilton cheese and fresh garlic take mashed potatoes to a whole new level. This side dish is so rich and satisfying, it could be eaten as an entree!—Jamie Brown-Miller, Napa, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds small red potatoes
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) Stilton cheese
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley, divided
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Cut stem ends off unpeeled garlic cloves. Place cloves on a piece of foil. Drizzle with oil; wrap in foil. Bake 35 minutes or until cloves are soft.
  2. Meanwhile, place potatoes in a Dutch oven; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  3. Unwrap garlic cloves; cool 10 minutes. Squeeze garlic from skins. Mash with a fork.
  4. Drain potatoes; return to pan. Coarsely mash potatoes, gradually adding butter, cream cheese, garlic and enough milk to reach desired consistency. Stir in Stilton cheese, bacon, 2 tablespoons parsley, pepper and salt. Sprinkle with remaining parsley. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Stilton, Bacon & Garlic Smashed Potatoes in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2014

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