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Bacon Cheddar Ranch Smashed Potatoes

These bacon cheddar ranch smashed potatoes make the perfect side dish. How can you go wrong with bacon and cheese?
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 425kcal
Author Vicky


  • 2 pounds red potatoes halved
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 tablespoon ranch dressing mix
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 strips bacon cooked and chopped
  • Parsley for garnish optional


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare a baking sheet by greasing with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil and boil potatoes until tender, around 10 minutes.
  • Place potato halves on prepared baking sheet. Using a fork or potato masher, smash each potato flat.
  • In a small bowl, combine butter and ranch dressing mix. Spread the butter mixture over the top of the smashed potatoes.
  • Bake potatoes for 15 minutes, the remove from oven and sprinkle cheese and chopped bacon over the top. Place potatoes back into the oven and bake for another 5 minutes.
  • Allow to cool slightly before serving. Serve with chopped parsley as a garnish (optional).


Calories: 425kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 693mg | Potassium: 1103mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 474IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 226mg | Iron: 2mg