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Cheesy Ranch-and-Bacon Mashed Potatoes

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 12 mins
Yield Makes 8 servings


  • 1 (1-oz.) package Ranch dressing mix
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 3/4 cups milk
  • 1 (22-oz.) package frozen mashed potatoes
  • 6 cooked and crumbled bacon slices
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • sliced green onions (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Whisk together 1 (1-oz.) package Ranch dressing mix, 1 cup sour cream, and 1 3/4 cups milk in a large glass bowl. Stir in 1 (22-oz.) package frozen mashed potatoes. Microwave on HIGH 12 minutes, stirring every 4 minutes. Stir in 6 cooked and crumbled bacon slices and 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese. Garnish with sliced green onions, if desired.