Potatoes with bacon and herbs


Potatoes with bacon and herbs
The potatoes in this recipe are rolled in a slice of lightly cooked bacon with sage and bay leaves slipped in between.

They are then baked in the oven.
8,4174.7/5 for 7 ratings
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Last modified on: November 14th 2018

For 4 people, you will need:

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25 min.35 min.1 hour
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Keeping:

Several days in the fridge, covered in plastic film.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
Potatoes with bacon and herbs : Photo of step #1
Finely slice 200 g belly (streaky) bacon (if not already sliced) and lay out flat on a sheet of cooking parchment. Cook in the oven at 360°F (180°C) for 10 minutes.

This is just to lightly pre-cook the bacon, rather than cook it completely.

Leave the oven on after this.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Potatoes with bacon and herbs : Photo of step #2
Peel 500 g cooked potatoes. You should have the same number of potatoes as bacon slices.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Potatoes with bacon and herbs : Photo of step #3
Cut a small slice off one end of each potato so that they will stand upright in the dish.

Stage 4
Potatoes with bacon and herbs : Photo of step #4
Butter a gratin dish.

Put a sage leaf and half a bayleaf on each potato, roll up in a slice of bacon and stand in the dish.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
Potatoes with bacon and herbs : Photo of step #5
Prepare all the potatoes like this, packing them tight together. Drizzle a little olive oil over.

Stage 6 - 25 min.
Potatoes with bacon and herbs : Photo of step #6
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

Remarks

If possible, use herb olive oil, rather than ordinary, to drizzle over the potatoes before they go in the oven.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,075 Kcal or 8,688 Kj28 gr95 gr176 gr
104 %11 %9 %27 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
269 Kcal or 1,126 Kj4 gr12 gr23 gr
13 %1 %1 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
519 Kcal or 2,173 Kj7 gr24 gr44 gr
26 %3 %2 %7 %
% 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.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked potatoCooked potato: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Potato galette, Gratin of Endives with Mont d'Or, Chicken with spinach in a cream sauce , Chard and potato gratin, Erika's ceviche, ... All
Belly (streaky) baconBelly (streaky) bacon: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Meatballs, Winemaker's toast, Tartiflette, "Land and sea" kebabs, Confit of carrots with bacon, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Endive and beer soup, Pistachio cream, Nonettes, Langoustine gratin, Corsican tarts, ... All
BayleafBayleaf: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fish in white wine, Red rice pannequets, Rabbit civet "à la normande", Preserved tomatoes, Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust), ... All

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