Bacon Wrapped Potato Halves

Bacon and potatoes definitely top the list of my most favorite foods. So to me, there’s nothing better than combining them, whether is a bowl of Loaded Baked Potato Soup, a heaping helping of Twice Baked Potato Casserole or something more simple. These Bacon Wrapped Potato Halves are definitely something simple – just potatoes, bacon and some seasonings. That’s all you need to make this amazing side dish.

Plus, it’s as simple in preparation as it is in ingredients. The potato halves come together in just minutes yet make an impressive presentation. The potatoes are infused with bacon flavor and the crispiness of the bacon makes a perfectly contrasting texture to the creamy potatoes.

Bacon Wrapped Potato Halves

  • 4 – 6 red skinned potatoes
  • Salt, pepper and paprika, to taste
  • 8-12 slices bacon

10 Minutes Free: Wash potatoes. Poke several holes in each one with a fork. Place on a plate and microwave for 5-8 minutes, until just tender to the touch. Refrigerate until using.

5 Minutes Free + 30 Minutes Bake Time: Cut partially baked potatoes in half lengthwise. Sprinkle each potato half generously with salt, pepper and paprika. Wrap a slice of bacon around each half. Place on a cookie sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 25-30 minutes, until the bacon is browned and crispy.

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2 thoughts on “Bacon Wrapped Potato Halves

  1. Wow! These look delicious!

    Meat AND potatoes… in ONE?! I think my husband is going to love you!!

    And I really like how you broke the recipe down so I can do a little bit in the morning between ‘chores’ and finish up just before dinner!

    Perfect!

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