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Ranch Bacon potatoes with cheese and sour cream
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5 from 2 votes

Ranch Bacon Potatoes (quick & easy)

These ranch bacon potatoes are very cheesy and flavorful! Your whole family will love them, and you will love that they're so easy to fix.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Side Dish, vegetables
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 444kcal
Author: Savory With Soul


  • 4 slices bacon lean
  • 2 pounds potatoes about six medium, chopped
  • 16 ounces sour cream or plain yogurt
  • 1 ounce Ranch dressing mix (dry powder mix)
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded (preferably sharp)


  • In cast iron skillet, cook bacon for 10 minutes or until crispy.
  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400 F.
  • Cut up potatoes into ½ to ¾-inch pieces.
  • When bacon is done, reserve ¼ cup of bacon fat in skillet.
  • Toss potatoes in bacon fat to coat.
  • Cover potatoes and cook 30 minutes in the oven.
  • Meanwhile, mix sour cream and Ranch seasoning mix together in medium bowl with a whisk.
  • Shred cheese.
  • After 30 minutes of cooking, uncover potatoes and stir in Ranch seasoning mix and sour cream. Mix and top with shredded cheese and crumbled bacon.
  • Cook uncovered 10 minutes on 400 F to melt cheese.


Calories: 444kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 943mg | Potassium: 231mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 990IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 328mg | Iron: 1mg