Creamy mashed potatoes are topped with a savory compound butter made with crispy bacon and chopped chives—a delicious addition to your dinner table.
Ingredients: For the bacon butter
Ingredients: For the mashed potatoes
- In a food processor, combine butter, bacon, and chives. Blend until smooth. Scrape onto a sheet of parchment, roll into a cylinder, and refrigerate until ready to serve.
- Boil potatoes in a large pot filled with water over medium-high heat for 15–20 minutes or until fork tender.
- Pour in melted butter, chicken broth, and heavy cream. Whisk until smooth and creamy, and season with salt and pepper.
- Serve hot, and top with bacon butter.
Tip: Make the butter ahead of time and store refrigerated or frozen until ready to serve, or scrape into a fun seasonal jello mold.