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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:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
19 min.45 min.1 hour 4 min.
Preservation: Should be eaten immediately once plated up.
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Step by step recipe

1 Potato wallets : Photo of step #1If 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.
15 min.
2 Potato wallets : Photo of step #2When cold, cut the bacon into shorter pieces. 2 min.
3 Potato wallets : Photo of step #3Slice 150 g cheese (Cheddar here) fairly thinly. 3 min.
4 Potato wallets : Photo of step #4Wash the potatoes thoroughly (the skins are for eating) and boil them until tender. 20 min.
5 Potato wallets : Photo of step #5When cooked, cut several vertical slices, without cutting all the way through. 4 min.
6 Potato wallets : Photo of step #6Slip a piece of bacon and/or cheese into each slot. 7 min.
7 Potato wallets : Photo of step #7Brush the skins of the potatoes with olive oil to help them crisp up during baking. 2 min.
8 Potato wallets : Photo of step #8Finish with a slice of cheese on the top, if you wish... 1 min.
9 Potato wallets : Photo of step #9...and bake for about 10 minutes, until the cheese has melted.

Serve with a green salad, if possible.
10 min.

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
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
219059 gr132 gr158 gr
109 %23 %12 %24 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2266 gr14 gr16 gr
11 %2 %1 %2 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
54714 gr33 gr39 gr
27 %6 %3 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories 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.
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