And how do you get an idea for dinner ... an accordion? Not that accordion, that bayan, but ... potato-harmonica! This is a very original and, moreover, simple recipe for a delicious baked potato with bacon under a cheese crust. If you want to have a hearty snack and surprise guests at friendly gatherings, potato harmonica with smoked bacon and cheese is what you need!
Ingredients for potato-harmonicas
Potatoes take the correct oval shape, small size - by the number of persons, and better - 2-3 for each, because everyone wants supplements. For example, for 2 persons:
- 4 potatoes;
- 100 g smoked (or salted) bacon;
- 100 g of hard cheese;
- 1 clove of garlic;
- 1-2 tbsp. l mayonnaise or sour cream;
- a few sprigs of parsley.
Method of cooking potato-harmonicas
Potatoes are very thoroughly washed with a sponge for dishes (hard side) or a brush, as there is no need to peel the skin.
After drying the potatoes on a towel, we make cuts across, but not completely, in 3-4 mm. If you accidentally cut a slice of potatoes - not scary, you can fix it with a toothpick. Only then, before you eat, pull it out.
Fat and half of the cheese cut into slices, as thin as possible, the width of the potatoes.
In the cuts on the potatoes put a slice of bacon. You can alternate lard and cheese, so more delicious and original.
Put the potatoes on a baking sheet, cover it with a sheet of parchment paper, and put it in the oven. Bake at 180-200 ° C for 40-45 minutes, until the potatoes are soft. You can check the readiness by gently poking the potatoes with a toothpick.
But that's not all. We take out a baking sheet with potatoes, sprinkle each with sour cream or mayonnaise, sprinkle with garlic and cheese, grated on a fine grater. And put it back in the oven for a few more minutes until the cheese melts.
Delivering an accordion potato, garnish with parsley and right there, serve it hot. Enjoy your meal!