Crispy Potato and Artichoke Napoleons #SP5'

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Total Time
22mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 mins

Official Contest Entry: Simply Potatoes 5Fix. Garlic and Herb hash Browns make a crispy “pastry” for these loaded mashed potato napoleons.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 slices apple-smoked bacon
  • 2 cups simply potatoes garlic and herb hash browns
  • 12 cup finely shredded parmigiano-reggiano cheese or 12 cup parmesan cheese
  • 24 ounces Simply Potatoes Sour Cream and Chive Mashed Potatoes
  • 12 cup drained chopped marinated artichoke hearts

Directions

  1. In 12-inch nonstick skillet cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon to paper towels to drain, reserving drippings. Rinse out skillet.
  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl toss Simply Potatoes Garlic and Herb Hash Browns with parmigiano reggiano until well blended. Heat 1 tablespoon reserved drippings in same nonstick skillet over medium heat. In batches, mound 1/4 cupfuls of potato mixture in skillet; spread each to a 4-inch circle. Cook 3 minutes or until browned and crisp, turning once. Remove to paper towel-lined plate; keep warm. Repeat with remaining potato mixture and drippings as needed.
  3. Meanwhile, heat Simply Potatoes Mashed Potatoes as directed on package; stir in artichoke hearts. Place 4 potato patties on each of 4 warmed dinner plates. Mound 2/3 of the mashed potato mixture on potato patties; sprinkle with all but 2 tablespoons of bacon and top each with a second potato patty. Mound remaining mashed potatoes in center of each napoleon; sprinkle with reserved 2 tablespoons bacon.