APPLEBEE'S BACON SCALLION MASHED POTATOES
2 lb potatoes (russet), peeled and cut into 1"" chunks
4 cloves garlic, peeled
5 strips bacon, cut into 1/2" pieces
1 C. thinly sliced scallions
1/2 C. 1% lowfat milk, warmed
1/2 C. sour cream
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp. ground pepper
1. Cook potatoes and garlic in a lg. pot w/ lightly salted water to cover 13-15 min until they are fork-tender.
2. Meanwhile, fry bacon until crisp, Drain. Pour off all but 1 tsp of the drippings. Add scallions, saute 1 min or until soft but not brown then add bacon.
3. Drain potatoes well and return to the pot. Mash, adding milk, sour cream, salt and pepper. With a heavy spoon beat in bacon and scallions. Reheat if necessary.