Bacon and Blue Cheese Potatoes

Total Time
25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

These are easy and fast; great for a dish to bring for a gathering, and are also sophisticated enough to serve at an elegant dinner.

Directions

  1. Brush the oil on the cut sides of the potatoes. Place the potatoes cut-side down over a medium grill or cut-side up about 8 inches from a broiler and cook until fork-tender, about 15 minutes, turning once.
  2. Cook the bacon over medium heat in a large skillet until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Spoon off all but 1 tbsp of the drippings from the pan and add the shallot or garlic.
  3. Reduce heat to low and cook until tender but not brown, about 3 minutes.
  4. Add the vinegar and ¼ cup of water to the skillet, scraping any browned bits.
  5. Stir in the thyme and remove from heat. Crumble the bacon and add it to the sauce. Pour over the potato quarters. Sprinkle with cheese.