Mashed Potato Dip!

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3 cups of dip 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Irish


  • 1 pound Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream, room temperature
  • 1 stick butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup whole milk, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup chives, chopped
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked until crispy and crumbled
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Tabasco or other hot sauce
  • Olive oil for drizzling
  • Celery sticks, pretzels or whatever else you like for dipping


  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil and cook until potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.
  2. Drain potatoes and return to saucepan. Mash with a potato masher or a ricer until smooth.
  3. Stir in heavy cream and butter and mix until well combined. Slowly pour in milk while stirring until the potatoes are a dip-like consistency.
  4. Mix in chives and bacon. Taste and then season to your liking with salt and pepper. Stir in a few drops of hot sauce and drizzle with olive oil.
  5. Transfer to a pretty bowl and serve with your choice of veggies, pretzels and/or chips!