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CHEESY RANCH POTATOES RECIPE

Cheesy Ranch Potatoes are a staple at our house. They are so easy to make and taste amazing.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesy potatoes, Cheesy ranch potatoes, potatoes, ranch potatoes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 282kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 large russet potatoes
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup onion diced
  • 1 cup shredded colby jack cheese divided
  • 5 strips bacon cooked and crumbled
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 (1 ounce) packet dry ranch dressing mix
  • 4 green onions finely chopped

Instructions

  • Wash and pierce potatoes in several places with a fork.  Microwave on high 10 minutes until tender.  Set aside to cool slightly.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 11 x 7 inch baking pan.
  • Combine cream cheese and sour cream in a large bowl; beat until smooth. 
  • Add yellow onion,  half of the cheese, half of the bacon bits and salt.  Mix well.
  • When potatoes are cool enough to handle, cut in half. Scoop out pulp and mash potatoes.
  • Then add to the cream cheese mixture. Beat with a mixer. Stir in milk, dry ranch dressing mix, and mix well.
  • Spread potato mixture in prepared pan. Bake uncovered 30 minutes.  Remove from oven, sprinkle with remaining cheese, bacon pieces, and green onions.  
  • Bake 5 minutes longer, or until cheese melts.

Nutrition

Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 528mg | Potassium: 879mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 374IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 189mg | Iron: 2mg