Potato Bacon Casserole

Potato casserole is very tasty and perfect to serve with a rich meal on a cold evening. For a more creamy texture, mash the potatoes with a pestle.

* Ingredients :

+Servings: 4

°2 large potatoes for cooking
°1/2 pound bacon
°3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
°1/2 cup sour cream
°1/4 cup milk
°2 tbsp. melted unsalted butter
°1 c. 1/2 teaspoon dried chives
°1/2 tsp. salt
°1/2 tsp. pepper
°1/2 tsp. garlic powder
°3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

* Preparation steps :

Preheat oven 400°F (200°C). Greaased 13" * 9" bakingplate .
Prick-potatoes with-fork in several place. Bake until tender, about an hour.
While the potatoes are cooking, cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat until evenly browned. drain and crumble;
After the potatoes are cooked, let them cool for 15 minutes before slicing them in half and removing the pulp with a fork. Put the meat in a bowl and get rid of the crusts. With potato meat, combine 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, sour cream, milk, butter, chives, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Spread everything in a baking dish and sprinkle the crumbled bacon and remaining 1/4 cup cheddar cheese on top.
Bake until heated through, about 10-15 minutes. Leave it for 5 minutes before serving.