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These Hasselback Potatoes with Cheese and Bacon are an easy way to impress your guests. These cheesy potatoes are a perfect combination of crispy and baked potatoes.
I could not resist anymore. I’ve been seeing these Hasselback potatoes everywhere. I mean everywhere. So I wanted to know what the fuss was all about. Apparently these potatoes originated in Sweden and the name comes from Hasselbacken, a restaurant in Stockholm where they were first served.
I have to say though, that they do look very pretty, so if you were having a dinner party you would definitely be impressing your guests with these potatoes.
Since I love potatoes, especially roasted potatoes I had to give these a try. And of course since baked potatoes go with cheese and bacon, I had to add some cheese and bacon to mine.
To make these takes a little bit more time than your traditional baked potatoes. You’ll need larger baking potatoes, use your favorite ones.
The topping ingredients that I used, as I mentioned before, are fried bacon, some cheddar cheese and garnished with parsley.
So were they any different than a regular baked potato? No, of course not. But they are pretty so if you’re trying to impress someone, then this is the way to go.
For more delicious potato recipes, try these:
- Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes
- Roasted Potatoes with Garlic Sauce
- Cheesy Mashed Potatoes with Bacon and Chives
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Hasselback Potatoes with Cheese and Bacon
- 6 large baking potatoes
- 8 tbsp butter unsalted
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 tsp salt or to taste
- 1/2 tsp pepper or to taste
- 4 slices bacon fried and chopped
- 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
- 2 tbsp parsley fresh, chopped
- sour cream
- Preheat oven to 425 F degrees.
- Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
- Wash the potatoes well. Cut a thin side off each potato, so that it makes it easier hold them straight on the table, and slice them. The slices should be about 3 to 4 mm in thickness, do not slide all the way down, about 3/4 down.
- Slice the butter into thin slices and add the butter in between slices of potato. You can also add a bit more olive oil if you prefer.
- Bake for 45 minutes after which cover with aluminum foil and bake for an additional 15 to 30 minutes, or until potatoes are cooked through.
- Top with cheese and bacon, or your favorite toppings.