Potato wallets


Potato wallets
These "wallets" are potatoes boiled in their skins and sliced part-way through after cooking. The slots are filled with slices of cheese and grilled bacon and the potatoes are then baked for a few minutes the oven.
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Last modified on: March 8th 2015

Keywords for this recipe:PotatoesSlicesCheeseOven cookedGrilled baconWallet
For 4 people, you will need:
  • 1 belly (streaky) bacon 150 g belly (streaky) bacon
  • 2 cheese 150 g cheese
  • 3 olive oil 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 potatoes 4 potatoes
  • Total weight: 970 grams

Change to the quantities for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people
How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
19 min.45 min.1 hour 4 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 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.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
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When cold, cut the bacon into shorter pieces.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
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Slice 150 g cheese (Cheddar here) fairly thinly.

Stage 4 - 20 min.
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Wash the potatoes thoroughly (the skins are for eating) and boil them until tender.

Stage 5 - 4 min.
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When cooked, cut several vertical slices, without cutting all the way through.

Stage 6 - 7 min.
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Slip a piece of bacon and/or cheese into each slot.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Brush the skins of the potatoes with olive oil to help them crisp up during baking.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
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Finish with a slice of cheese on the top, if you wish...

Stage 9 - 10 min.
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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.
Keeping
Should be eaten immediately once plated up.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,190 Kcal or 9,169 Kj59 gr132 gr158 gr
109 %23 %12 %24 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
226 Kcal or 946 Kj6 gr14 gr16 gr
11 %2 %1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
547 Kcal or 2,290 Kj15 gr33 gr40 gr
27 %6 %3 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 2.56 €
  • Per person : 0.64 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
CheeseCheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Savoury mini-madeleines with 2 cheeses, Poitevin twist, Filo leeks and cheese tart, Involtini-Style Filet Mignon , Winemaker's toast, ... All
Belly (streaky) baconBelly (streaky) bacon: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Larded pork tenderloin, Rabbit terrine, Boulangère potatoes, Bacon and cabbage omelette, Sunday night pasta, ... All
PotatoesPotatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cervelas salad, Real home-made chips* , Mushroom velouté, Minestrone, Potato and broccoli gratin, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Bolognaise lasagne, Fillets of sole Dieppoise, Involtinis, Sea bass with Indian spices, Spicy mustard cauliflower cheese, ... All
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