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Hasselback Potatoes Stuffed with Garlic Bacon

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Roasted in garlic, these Hasselback Potatoes coated in Parmesan are as impressive on the plate as they are on the palate. They are not hard to make, but they are a bit time consuming because you have to open up every slit and slide in some bacon, but as a side dish, completely worth your time.

hasselback potatoes

The exterior of the potato and the cheese mixture and bacon that is extending beyond the potato is crispy and flavorful.

The bacon stuffed into the potato is softer, almost like a Canadian bacon texture.

I mean it’s no candy bacon, but you get the point.

Hasselback Potatoes

Ingredients – Now don’t let this list for the Parmesan crusted potatoes scare you. It’s mostly just the perfect blend of seasonings!
  • 4 potatoes, washed -used russet
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 slices bacon, cut into 2″ pieces
  • chopped fresh parsley (optional for garnish, or try sliced green onions)
  • Your prep time is 15-20 minutes and then add baking

Note: Serve along side this BBQ Chicken Recipe

hasselback potato recipe

Parmesan Potatoes

There are many ways to eat a potato, but making them up hasselback style is a family favorite. The recipe can look intimidating but its all about cutting and stuffing, so no chef skills really need (just good knives).  Now what is a hasselback potatoe? Hasselback potatoes or “Potato à la Hasselbacken” are baked potatoes that are cut halfway through and stuffed!

Preheat oven to 400 and generously grease a baking sheet. If desired, add parchment paper to the baking sheet and grease the parchment paper. Set aside.

Place 2 wood spoons next to a potato.

Use a knife to slice 1/4″ slices into the potato, using the spoons as a guide to stop the slice so you are not cutting all the way through the potato.

Repeat until all potatoes are cut.

hasselback potato

In a small, shallow bowl, add Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, Italian seasoning and pepper and mix well.

parmesan roasted potatoes

Dip the potato in butter and roll to coat all sides.

Dip the potato in the cheese mixture and roll to coat.

hasselback stuffed potatoes

hasselback potatoes recipe

Use a knife to separate the pieces of potato and aid in sliding a piece of bacon into each slit on the potato.

When complete, sprinkle with additional cheese seasoning and place on a baking sheet.

hasselback bacon stuffed potatoes

how to cut a hasselback potato

Bake for 40 minutes.

When cooking is complete, remove from oven and garnish with fresh chopped parsley if desired.

Serves 4
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Hasselback Potatoes Parmesan Crusted and Stuffed with Bacon
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
55 mins
 

Hasselback Potatoes Parmesan Crusted and Stuffed with Bacon is a perfect side dish, learn how to cut a hasselback potato and roast in garlic butter

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: hasselback, potato, side dish
Servings: 4 people
Ingredients
  • 4 potatoes washed
  • -used russett
  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 slices bacon cut into 2" pieces
  • chopped fresh parsley optional for garnish, or try sliced green onions
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 and generously grease a baking sheet. If desired, add parchment paper to the baking sheet and grease the parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Place 2 wood spoons next to a potato. Use a knife to slice 1/4" slices into the potato, using the spoons as a guide to stop the slice so you are not cutting all the way through the potato. Repeat until all potatoes are cut.
  3. In a small, shallow bowl, add Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, Italian seasoning and pepper and mix well.
  4. Dip the potato in butter and roll to coat all sides. Dip the potato in the cheese mixture and roll to coat. Use a knife to separate the pieces of potato and aid in sliding a piece of bacon into each slit on the potato. When complete, sprinkle with additional cheese seasoning and place on a baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 40 minutes. When cooking is complete, remove from oven and garnish with fresh chopped parsley if desired.
Recipe Notes

Serves 4

HASSELBACK POTATOES

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