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Bacon Gruyere Mashed Potato Casserole

Breakfast is getting an upgrade
Bacon Gruyere Mashed Potato Casserole
Photo courtesy of Jason Goldstein

This bacon gruyere mashed potato casserole is the kind of  breakfast dish one can only dream of. It's packed with golden potatoes, Dijon mustard, bacon, melted cheese and more.

This recipe is courtesy of Jason Goldstein of Chop Happy.

Ready in
40 m
10 m
(prepare time)
30 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


  • 3 Pounds golden Yukon potatoes (cut in small chunks)
  • 4 Cups chicken stock
  • 2 Tablespoons salt
  • 1 Teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 Teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 Cup cream
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Cups grated Gruyere (1 cup for mash/1 cup to top)
  • 5 scallions (chopped)
  • 4 strips cooked bacon (chopped)


Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.

Add potatoes, salt, and chicken stock to a pot and turn the heat to medium high.

When the stock boils, cook for 15 minutes and drain.

Return the potatoes to the pot and add mustard, black pepper, and cream.

Mash until consistency is creamy.

Add the 1 cup of Gruyere, half the scallions and mix.

Add mashed potatoes to a buttered baking dish.

(NOTE: If you want to make ahead of time, stop here. Cover and put in the refrigerator until ready to cook.)

Top the potatoes with the remaining cheese.

Put on top rack in over and cook for about 5 minutes or until the cheese browns slightly.

Top with bacon and remaining scallions and serve.