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    Pommes De Terre Au Lard or Speckkartoffeln (Bacon Potatoes)

    Pommes De Terre Au Lard or Speckkartoffeln (Bacon Potatoes). Photo by Baby Kato

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    30 mins

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    20 mins

    Nif's Note:

    This recipe is popular in the canton (region) of Vaud, which is located in Romandy, the French-speaking southwestern part of Switzerland. They are rustic and delicious! I modified the recipe because the original called for lard and I didn't see any reason to waste good bacon fat! Also, they want you to boil your potatoes whole, cool, then peel and dice them but I couldn't really see why you need to take the extra steps. Enjoy!

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    Ingredients:

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    • 2 lbs potatoes, peeled and cut into small cubes
    • 8 ounces smoked bacon, cut into 1/4 inch strips
    • salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add potatoes and bacon, stirring frequently until potatoes are golden yellow and cooked through, about 20 minutes.
    2. 2
      Season with salt and pepper.
    3. 3
      Finally, remove the potatoes and bacon from the pan. Place them on a plate lined with paper towels to soak up some of the fat.
    4. 4
      These beautiful country potatoes go well with sausages (Vaud sausage) and sauerkraut.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 26, 2012

      55

      Tasty and easy. I always worry about bacon or whatever burning when cooking raw potatoes like this, so about 3/4 through I threw in a couple of tablespoons of water and covered the skillet to steam the potatoes to doneness. Then cooked until all was crisp and golden. This actually ended up being dinner as I was too tired to fix anything else, and it satisfied me.

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    • on June 28, 2011

      45

      Healthy... no, but so good.

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    • on June 24, 2011

      55

      This was excellent Nif. The potatoes and bacon were perfectly cooked. What a great recipe. Simple ingredients, quick and really easy to make. My dh was in heaven. Asked to have this again real soon. I served this with chicken for an awesome meal. Thanks so much for sharing. Made for ZWT7 for Witchin Kitchen.

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    Nutritional Facts for Pommes De Terre Au Lard or Speckkartoffeln (Bacon Potatoes)

    Serving Size: 1 (189 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 481.5
     
    Calories from Fat 215
    44%
    Total Fat 23.8 g
    36%
    Saturated Fat 7.8 g
    39%
    Cholesterol 62.3 mg
    20%
    Sodium 1323.3 mg
    55%
    Total Carbohydrate 40.4 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 4.9 g
    19%
    Sugars 1.7 g
    7%
    Protein 25.5 g
    51%

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