Sunday, November 11, 2012

Oven mashed potatoes

Here's a Pinterest find....and a winner, I'd say!

It's nothing new really, but making mashed potatoes into individual servings and brushing the tops with olive oil and baking them does make a difference in taste. The sides and top get a lovely crispy like crust that just tastes delicious. The pinner suggested you could add anything you'd like really. I just added bacon, onion, and cheese. You could also mash the potatoes with butter, and use butter to brush the tops,too.

It was a nice side dish with our chicken last night, and one that I will definitely be repeating often! many great ideas!

Oven Mashed Potatoes

mashed potatoes
bacon bits
green onions
shredded cheddar cheese
olive oil

Boil and mash potatoes with a splash of milk. Stir in some bacon bits, green onions, and cheddar cheese. Spoon into ramekins or small pans and brush tops with olive oil. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake at 375 for 15 to 20 minutes until tops are crispy and golden.


Leslie said...

What a sweet idea to make mashed potatoes a bit more elegant or special! I love the idea of brushing the top with butter!

Pam said...

This is pretty clever and a fun thing for mashed potatoes. My family would love it!

Sunshine said...

This sounds real good!