Restaurant Style Smashed Potatoes
French fried onions are the secret ingredient to this delicious potato recipe.
|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!