Ohhh are these good. I made them a couple of days ago and loved them. From Nov 07 Bon Appetit. Prep includes cooking potatoes.
- Preheat oven to 425°F with rack in lowest position.
- Generously cover potatoes with cold water in a 4-quart pot and add 1 tablespoon salt. Bring to a boil, then simmer, partially covered, until potatoes are just tender when pierced with a small sharp knife, about 12 minutes. Drain. Cool potatoes to warm, then peel and cut in half crosswise.
- Cook bacon in a 12-inch heavy skillet over medium heat, stirring, until cooked through but still flexible. Drain on paper towels, reserving fat in skillet.
- Brush bottom of a 15- by 10-inch shallow baking pan with oil and half of reserved bacon fat. Sprinkle potatoes with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper and arrange, cut sides down, in baking pan. Bake until undersides are golden brown, 30 to 35 minutes.
- Reduce oven temperature to 375ºF. Turn potatoes over, then sprinkle with cheese, bacon, and garlic and drizzle with remaining bacon fat (if fat congeals, reheat briefly over medium heat). Bake until cheese is melted, about 15 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley.
- Cook's notes:
- • Potatoes can be boiled and peeled 1 day ahead and chilled in an airtight container.
- • Potatoes, without cheese, bacon, garlic, and bacon fat, can be baked 6 hours ahead and kept, loosely covered, at room temperature. Turn potatoes over and proceed with recipe, baking a little longer. If baking at same time as stuffing, leave oven temperature at 425°F.
Great twist on fried taters, very good, tagged in everyday,
OOh, very very good, marramamba!!! made exactly as directed for scrumptious roasties, a real treat!!!! Thank you for sharing this delectable comfort food recipe!!
We really enjoyed these. Cheated and used bacon bits and instead of the bacon grease used a olive oil cooking spray which worked well for us. Very easy to made and very flavorful. Thanks Marra Made for Holiday Tag :)