Baked Potatoes With Bacon And Cheese
You will never look at another potato recipe the same after trying this delicious potato recipe for Baked Potatoes With Bacon And Cheese. Potatoes are a healthy root vegetable that is loaded with potassium and vitamin C and B6. They are also very low in sodium, cholesterol, and saturated fats, which makes them a great addition to any meal. There are so many different ways to cook potatoes, we can fry them, roast them, boil and mash them. When it comes to hearty potatoes recipes, baked and loaded potatoes recipes are the heartier options. This rendition of a baked potato includes freshly cooked bacon instead of packaged bacon bits giving this delicious potato recipe 26.2 grams of protein per serving. With the addition of mozzarella cheese and dill, this recipe packs in so much flavour into one small potato. Try them out for your next meal as a side to accompany your organic free range meat or a nice big hearty and healthy salad.
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2 pounds small new potatoes
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
8 strips bacon
1 cup grated mozzarella cheese (or other white cheese)
2 Tablespoons fresh chopped dill
Preheat oven to 400F.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Wash the potatoes and slice in half lengthwise.Dry the potatoes and place them on the baking sheet.
Drizzle the olive oil and sprinkle the salt over the potatoes.
Toss with your fingertips to coat then arrange them cut side up on the baking sheet.
Place in the preheated oven and for 30 to 35 minute until golden and can be easily pierced with a fork.
While the potatoes are cooking:
Cut the bacon strips into pieces and cook on the stovetop in a frying pan until crispy. Place the cooked pieces onto a paper lined plate to absorb the grease and set aside.
When the potatoes are cooked, remove them from the oven and sprinkle the cooked bacon, cheese and dill on top.
Place back into the oven and cook another 5 minutes or until the cheese has melted.
Remove and serve!
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Nutrition Facts for: Baked Potatoes With Bacon And Cheese From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Potatoes, olive oil,kosher salt, bacon, mozzarella cheese, fresh chopped dill.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet* The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings.* Per Serving:Calories 506, Calories from Fat 254, Total Fat 28.2g 43%, Saturated Fat 9.3g 46%, Cholesterol 57mg 19%, Sodium 1355mg 56%, Potassium 1189mg 34%, Carbohydrates 38.0g 13%, Dietary Fiber 5.7g 23%, Sugars 2.6g, Protein 26.2g, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 76%, Calcium 25%, Iron 14%
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