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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

For 4 people, you will need:

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Time required
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

% 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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