One-Pot Wednesdays: Cheesy Bacon Onion Mashers

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Taking the kids camping this summer?

Here's a simple one-pot recipe for Cheesy Bacon Onion Mashers that you can make on the trail. It's not only easy to prepare—it's also easy to pack, requiring just a few ingredients.


Cheesy Bacon Onion Mashers from

(serves 4)

3 cups instant mashed potatoes

8 tablespoons dry milk

4 tablespoons dried diced onion

1 teaspoon ground pepper

12 tablespoons shelf-stable bacon

4 oz Laughing Cow French Onion-flavored cheese (doesn't have to be refrigerated until after it's opened)

5 cups water

At home: Pack dry ingredients in quart freezer or sandwich bag. Pack bacon and cheese separately.

On the trail: Bring water to boil in your pot. Remove from heat and add bacon, unwrapped cheese, and dry ingredients. Stir well.

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