Cheddar and Bacon-Stuffed Baby Potatoes

Total Time
25 mins
20 mins

Serve these tasty snacks warm from the oven for a really delicious party nibble - they're popular with adults as well as children....

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  1. Simmer the potatoes until just tender before draining in a colander. Preheat a grill and cook the bacon until crisp. Preheat the oven to 400°F
  2. Cut tops off each potato, and using a small sharp knife, scoop out the flesh. Cut thin strips off each of the potato bases so that the potatoes can stay upright.
  3. Using a fork, combine the potato flesh with the butter and cheese. Season well and stir in the bacon.
  4. Using a teaspoon, carefully spoon the filling back into the potato shells and top with the potato lids set at a jaunty angle!
  5. Brush liberally with the olive oil and set the potatoes on a baking tray, lined with baking parchment. Cook until the filling is golden and the cheese is golden - about 10- 15 minutes.
  6. Garnish with herb sprigs and serve warm from the oven.