Restaurant Style Smashed Potatoes

Serves: 4

French fried onions are the secret ingredient to this delicious potato recipe.

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5 whole large red potatoes
1 stick butter, softened and cut into pieces
5 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
2 whole green onions, sliced
3/4 cup sour cream
salt to taste (add plenty!)
freshly ground black pepper to taste (ditto!)
3/4 cup french fried onion, more for topping


Nuke potatoes or bake in the oven until fork-tender. Add to a large bowl and smash with a potato masher. Immediately add softened butter, green onions, bacon, and sour cream and stir with a rubber spatula. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add french fried onions and fold in.

Serve hot, sprinkling on extra french fried onions and green onions. Yummy with grilled steak or chicken!


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