Loaded Mashed Potatoes in the Oven

These are very creamy loaded mashed potatoes! My favorite part is the cream cheese. It really makes them have a nice soft texture. This loaded mashed potato casserole would be great to bring to a family gathering. The melting butter on the top adds to aesthetic appeal. This loaded potato recipe makes a 9×13 baking dish and feeds about 8 people. Only 558.52 kcal per serving.

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Loaded Mashed Potatoes in a pan

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Overview of mashed potato casserole:

  • first, boil and mash potatoes-you can mash them with a hand masher if you desire or mix them with a mixer.
  • then, add other ingredients-I like to stir my potatoes in-between every ingredient. This ensures the ingredients are being spread throughout.
  • finally, pour the potato mixture into a baking pan and bake-baking will blend the flavors together more

What to serve with garlic mashed russet potatoes:

I prefer my garlic potatoes paired with a meat! Steak, hamburgers, fried chicken, herb chicken, etc just to name a few are my favorites to go with this meal.

Main ingredients for this mashed potato casserole recipe:

  • potatoes-Russets. Yellow or golden potatoes would work as well, cooking time might be different then so be sure to watch out for that.
  • sour cream-I used the squeese kind
  • cream cheese-Philadelphia, I find this creates better texture
  • milk- whole milk
  • butter-stick butter
  • bacon-from the local locker, any bacon would work though
  • cheese-shredded, I shred mine myself

loaded mashed potatoes

Loaded mashed potatoes variations:

  • add spice-if you want to make these spicy, you can add chopped jalapenos
  • more cream cheese-extra cream cheese will make this creamy potato recipe even creamier
  • extra bacon-this recipe only requires 4 strips of bacon, but adding more strips would give it more of a smoky flavor if that is the flavor you desire.
  • more garlic-I personally believe you can never add too much garlic to a dish. If you think 2 tbsp of garlic is too little, definitely add more.
  • extra cheese-only 2 cups of shredded cheese is required, but you can add more if wanting it more cheesy.

How to store creamy mashed potatoes:

  • fridge-store this side dish recipe in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to one week
  • freezer-I have not tried freezing this potato recipe. If you would like to try it, go for it! Let me know how it goes.
Loaded Mashed Potatoes in a pan

Loaded Mashed Potatoes

These are very creamy mashed potatoes! My favorite part is the cream cheese. This loaded mashed potato casserole would be great to bring to a family gathering.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people

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9 x 13 baking dish
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potato masher

Ingredients
  

  • 12 medium russet Potatoes boiled
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp garlic
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 strips bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • Seasonings: cayenne pepper, thyme, dill, cajun, salt, pepper

Instructions
 

  • After potatoes are boiled, mash them with a potato masher. Add all other ingredients, stirring between each one. Placed into a sprayed 9x13 baking dish. Can add extra butter and cheese to the top to make it look more ascetically pleasing.
  • Bake at 400 degrees 20 minutes. Serve your Loaded Mashed Potatoes warm.

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