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.
35,7054.1/5 for 12 ratings
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Last modified on: March 8th 2015

For 4 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
19 min.45 min.1 hour 4 min.
Keeping: Should be eaten immediately once plated up.
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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.

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).

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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Belly (streaky) baconBelly (streaky) bacon: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: "Land and sea" kebabs, Melt-in-the mouth meat and vegetables in a sealed casserole, Involtini-Style Filet Mignon , Cured Pork Belly With Lentils, Potted meat (rillettes), ... All
CheeseCheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Endive and cheese salad with croutons, French toast "cordon bleu", Warm cauliflower salad with two cheeses, Pork Chops with Rosemary, Hamburgers, ... All
PotatoesPotatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Winegrowers' sausage casserole, Valay salad, Pork roast with herbs, Sarladaise potatoes, Baked potoatoes with herb butter or cream , ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Caesar salad, Seared tuna with lemon and lime, Herb olive oil, Tomato omelette, Vegetable stock, ... All

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