Potatoes with bacon: the recipe for a delicious and super stringy dish

  • new potatoes (net of waste)
    500 grams

  • Bacon
    100 grams

  • sliced ​​smoked scamorza

    100 grams
  • Parmesan cheese
    40 grams
    • 899 kcal

  • salt
    to taste
    • 21 kcal

  • pepper

    to taste
    • 79 kcal

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

the bacon potatoes I am a side simple and irresistible, a tasty alternative to classic baked potatoes that will solve any last minute dinner. New potatoes are blanched in boiling water for a few minutes, wrapped in bacon slices then bake with a lot smoked scamorza cheese and Parmesan: the result is an ultra stringy and golden dish that will delight young and old. You can serve them as delicious appetizers or accompany them to a second meat dish, with cheeses or cold cuts. Find out how to make them by following our recipe step by step.

How to make bacon potatoes

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Peel the new potatoes (1) and rinse them under running cold water.

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Boil them in boiling water for about 15 minutes (2), then drain them and let them cool.

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Wrap each new potato in half a slice of bacon (3).

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Gradually place them in a baking dish (4).

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Bake the potatoes at 200 ° C for about 15 minutes (5).

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Meanwhile, cut the smoked cheese into small pieces (6).

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Remove the potatoes from the oven and add the diced provola cheese (7).

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Sprinkle with grated cheese (8) and place under the oven grill for another 10 minutes.

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When the surface is well browned, remove the potatoes from the oven, season with a pinch of pepper and serve (9).


If you cannot find them, you can replace the new potatoes with those classic yellow flesh Where White: in this case, cut them into pieces, blanch them then proceed according to the recipe.

For a soft and tender end result, we suggest you sear the patatand in salted boiling water, but you can also cook them directly in the oven if you wish vintage (obviously the baking times will lengthen).

You can replace the bacon with this one grain, smoked cheese with Provolone or another stretched curd and parmesan cheese with pecorino.


Potatoes with bacon can be stored in the refrigerator, in a special airtight container, for 1-2 days. Freezing is not recommended.