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Bacon Potato Puff

Hearty and satisfying side dish with down-home goodness. From DeEtta Rasmussen: Fort Madison, Iowa. Recipe published in Taste of Home April/May 2002.

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep time:20 Minutes
  • Cook time:45 Minutes


  • 1/2 pound(s) sliced bacon, diced
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1/4 cup(s) finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) pepper
  • 2 cup(s) warm mashed potatoes (with added milk and butter)
  • 1/2 cup(s) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup(s) minced fresh parsley


• In a skillet, cook bacon until crisp; remove to paper towels to drain. Discard drippings. In a bowl, beat egg yolks until light, about 2 minutes. Beat in onion, mustard and pepper. Place potatoes in a bowl; fold in egg yolk mixture. set aside 2 tablespoons bacon. Fold cheese, parsley and remaining bacon into potatoes. In a small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff; fold into potato mixture.

• Transfer to a greased 1-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with reserved bacon. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 45-50 minutes or until set and edges are golden brown. Serve immediately. Yield: 6-8 servings.

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