Camping Recipes

Ain't Plain Mashed Potatoes


Makes 12

  • 8 c mashed potatoes
  • 4 strips bacon, diced
  • 2 medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 c Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 stick butter
  • salt and pepper to taste


Peel and boil potatoes; drain. Fry bacon until crisp; add onion and cook for five minutes, adding garlic near the end. Add bacon mixture and butter to potatoes, mixing thoroughly. Add seasonings as desired.

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