Bacon Wrapped Potato Bites

IMG_8890

 

Bacon Wrapped Potato Bites are so dangerously tasty and easy to make, its almost a sin! The guys over at The Kitchn really knew what they were doing when they created these little delectable bites. Feel free to click on the above link to see their original recipe as well as brows their recipes and kitchen solutions! Loads of good stuff there, its my new go to site!!!

With that being said, this recipe is super flexible… dont like rosemary? you can just use salt and pepper or any other spice you like paired with potatoes and bacon! Also if your nervous about making a spicy sour cream dipping sauce that goes with this recipe… Just use plain sour cream spiced up with chopped chives or green onions! Use your imagination people, the possibilities are ENDLESS!!!!

IMG_8860

 

Ingredients

1 Lb Small or Medium Potatoes

Salt & Pepper

1 1/2 Tsp Fresh Minced Rosemary

1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 Pkg Thick Cut Bacon

1 Cup Sour Cream

1-3 Tsp Hot Sauce

Preheat your oven to 400 F.

IMG_8864

Mince your rosemary nice and fine….

IMG_8865

Doesn’t that look nice? I like to think so!

IMG_8869

Start by scrubbing and drying your potatoes.

IMG_8872

Chop potatoes into 1″ cubes or slightly smaller. According to The Kitchn, the smaller they are, the more poppable they are going to be… Your call here guys!

IMG_8873

Transfer potatoes to a large pot and cover with water.

IMG_8874

Salt the water and bring to a roaring boil cooking only 3-4 minutes.

IMG_8862

While the potatoes are doing the magic, make your spicy sour cream dip by combining 1-3 tsp hot sauce with 1 cup of sour cream. Chill until the potatoes are ready to be served. A suggestion from The Kitchn is to just “swirl the hot sauce into the sour cream instead of fully mixing it in, you’ll get a roulette of spicy and cool bites”. True story…

IMG_8875

You want them slightly fork tender, but not cooked all the way because they will fall apart on us! (And yes, I am still doing the wooden spoon trick to keep the pot from boiling over… dont knock it!)

IMG_8877

Drain potatoes and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and rosemary then toss around in the pot well to even coat.

IMG_8879

Voila!

IMG_8881

Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil and set up an assembly line of sorts with the baking sheet, potatoes, bacon, and tooth picks. It makes life easier.

IMG_8882

Also crack open a beer… again, it makes life easier…

IMG_8885

Wrap each cube with a slice of bacon and secure with a tooth pick. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes, flip the potato bites and cook another 20 minutes or until the bacon is cooked all the way and crispy.

IMG_8889

I made half bacon wrapped potato bites and half just roasted potato bites in the off chance my 5 year old niece was being a picky eater. Rest assured, she had her fair share of the bacon wrapped potato bites!

IMG_8891

Enjoy!!!

IMG_8907

Advertisements

One thought on “Bacon Wrapped Potato Bites”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s