Yields4 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 20 mins
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Creamy bacon jacket potatoes recipe

Ingredients

 4 shortcut bacon rashers, finely chopped
 4 large potatoes, scrubbed
 ¾ cup sour cream
 ¼ cup grated tasty cheese
 5 ½ tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 1 tbsp fresh chives, chopped
 Salt and pepper, to taste

Method

1

Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced.

2

Line a baking tray with baking paper and pat potatoes dry with paper towel.

3

Pierce all over with a fork and place potatoes on prepared tray. Drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil, salt and pepper.

4

Roast for 1 hr and 15 mins or until golden and tender. Rest potatoes for 5 to 10 mins or until cool enough to handle.

5

Meanwhile, heat remaining olive oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat and add chopped bacon. Cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until browned. Drain on paper towel. Cool for 10 mins.

6

Using a small knife, cut a cross on the top of each potato. Gently squeeze the base of each potato to open top. Place on plates. Combine sour cream, half the chives and bacon in a bowl. Divide mixture among potatoes. Top with cheese, remaining chives and bacon. Season with pepper and serve.

Ingredients

 4 shortcut bacon rashers, finely chopped
 4 large potatoes, scrubbed
 ¾ cup sour cream
 ¼ cup grated tasty cheese
 5 ½ tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 1 tbsp fresh chives, chopped
 Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced.

2

Line a baking tray with baking paper and pat potatoes dry with paper towel.

3

Pierce all over with a fork and place potatoes on prepared tray. Drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil, salt and pepper.

4

Roast for 1 hr and 15 mins or until golden and tender. Rest potatoes for 5 to 10 mins or until cool enough to handle.

5

Meanwhile, heat remaining olive oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat and add chopped bacon. Cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until browned. Drain on paper towel. Cool for 10 mins.

6

Using a small knife, cut a cross on the top of each potato. Gently squeeze the base of each potato to open top. Place on plates. Combine sour cream, half the chives and bacon in a bowl. Divide mixture among potatoes. Top with cheese, remaining chives and bacon. Season with pepper and serve.

Creamy bacon jacket potatoes