Oven-Baked Potatoes with Bacon

Mikekey *


A Welsh dish often called Miser's Feast. Serve with grilled sausages or lamb chops.


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 8 slice
    raw thick bacon, chopped
  • 2 small
  • 3 large
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fresh sage (optional)
  • 1 large
  • 2 1/2 c
    chicken broth (or vegetable broth)
  • ·
    ground black pepper, to taste
  • ·
    chopped fresh parsley, to garnish

How to Make Oven-Baked Potatoes with Bacon


  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Heat the oil and butter in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the bacon and cook, stirring occasionally, until just beginning to brown.
  2. Slice onions and potatoes thinly (peel potatoes, if desired). Wash and slice leek, white part and some of the light green part.
  3. Add onion slices to bacon and cook 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions have softened and turn golden brown.
  4. Add potatoes and leeks and stir well. Pour in broth. Season with pepper.
    Bring to a boil, cover, and put pot into oven and bake 30-40 minutes, or until potatoes are soft.
  5. Remove cover, raise oven temperature to 425F and cook another 15-20 minutes, until top is crisp and golden brown. Garnish with parsley serve.

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About Oven-Baked Potatoes with Bacon

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: UK/Ireland

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