Potato wallets

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  1. 15 min.Potato wallets : Photo of step #1
    If not already sliced, slice the bacon into thin rashers.

    Lay on a baking sheet and cook at 360°F (180°C) until nicely browned (about 15 minutes), or cook under the grill.
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    When cold, cut the bacon into shorter pieces.
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    Slice 150 g cheese (Cheddar here) fairly thinly.
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    Wash the potatoes thoroughly (the skins are for eating) and boil them until tender.
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    When cooked, cut several vertical slices, without cutting all the way through.
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    Slip a piece of bacon and/or cheese into each slot.
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    Brush the skins of the potatoes with olive oil to help them crisp up during baking.
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    Finish with a slice of cheese on the top, if you wish...
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    ...and bake for about 10 minutes, until the cheese has melted.

    Serve with a green salad, if possible.

Remarks:

Use fairly large potatoes to make assembling the wallets easier.

You can use smoked bacon, if you prefer the flavour.

Source:

Home made.

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