Bacon Broccoli Mashed Potatoes

Total Time:
1 hr 30 min
Prep:
35 min
Cook:
55 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 head broccoli, large stems removed and cut into florets
  • 2 pounds Idaho or Yukon gold potatoes, unpeeled
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped cooked bacon, plus more for serving
Directions
  • Bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil. Add the broccoli and cook until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain thoroughly.

  • Put the potatoes in a medium pot, cover with cold water and add 2 tablespoons salt. Bring just to a simmer and cook the potatoes, uncovered, until tender, about 45 minutes. Drain.

  • Peel the potatoes and return them to the pot (if desired, pass them through a ricer or food mill after peeling). Add the broccoli. Mash the potatoes and broccoli with the milk and butter using a fork or potato masher. Stir in the bacon, 2 teaspoons salt and a few grinds of pepper. Serve sprinkled with more bacon.


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