Bacon & Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

Bacon & Cheddar Mashed Potatoes - Spice & Heat pinit

The best mashed potatoes are those that are creamy, light, buttery and fluffy. I have had lots of lumpy mashed potatoes in my life and it put me off when it came to eating mashed foods. Incase you don’t have a potato masher, another alternative but will take lots of arm strength, is boiling the potatoes until they are very soft, mash them with a mwiko then use a sieve, NO LUMPS at all! Now let me put y’all on a lil thing that I enjoy as much as my Butter Garlic Potatoes w/ Chilli Mango Salsa, Bacon & Cheddar Mashed Potatoes!

By far a hit for me because of how much I love Cheddar Cheese! I got a package from Raka Cheese and my oh my!!! I was so excited to find Cheddar as one of the cheeses!! Get yourself some of their large variety of cheese from any leading supermarket. They are quite affordable too! (This is not a paid ad. All opinions about the product are my own)

When it comes to bacon, crispy is it for this Bacon & Cheddar Mashed Potatoes but you can also decide not to make it crispy depending on your preference.

TIP: Use as much cheese as possible, it makes the dish creamier.

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 35 min Total Time 45 mins Servings: 4



  1. Boil the potatoes for 20 minutes, ensure they are soft and well cooked.

  2. Mash the potatoes.

  3. Fry the bacon for 7 minutes and set it aside.

  4. Put the mashed potatoes back on low heat, add milk, butter, cheddar cheese, bacon , black pepper and salt.

  5. When serving, top the mashed potatoes with more cheese, bacon and dhania stalks.


Tip: If you do not have a potato masher, first mash the potatoes using a mwiko and then use a sieve to make sure there are no lumps.

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