Dairy Farmers of Canada

Smokin' Cheesy Potatoes

Leftover mashed potatoes take on a whole new light with the addition of cheese and barbecue sauce. Use your family's favourite barbecue sauce and Cheddar to prepare tasty mashed potatoes in only a few minutes!

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 5 min
Yields 4 servings
smokin cheesy potatoes


  • 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) leftover mashed potatoes
  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) shredded Canadian Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) prepared barbecue sauce
  • 1 green onion sliced
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In a large skillet, over medium heat; cook leftover mashed potatoes, stirring for 4- 5 minutes or until potatoes are heated through. Remove from heat and stir in cheese and barbecue sauce. Serve sprinkled with green onions.


No leftover mashed potatoes' With the tip of a knife, pierce all-purpose potatoes, arrange on a paper towel and Microwave on High power until very soft. Peel and mash potatoes; gradually beat in enough hot milk and butter to give desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Substitute barbecue sauce with one chopped canned chipotle pepper. Use Canadian Swiss instead of Cheddar.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 191 Calories
Protein: 7 g
Carbohydrate: 27 g
Fat: 6 g
Fibre: 2.1 g
Sodium: 600 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 14 % / 157 mg
Magnesium: 12 %
Phosphorus: 14 %
Vitamin B6: 18 %
Vitamin C: 16 %