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Truffled Bacon Hassleback Potatoes

Recipe Courtesy of Rocky Mountain Smokers


  • 1 lb baby potatoes
  • ½ lb Johnston’s Bacon
  • ¼ Cup butter
  • 2 Tbsp chives finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp parsley finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove finely chopped
  • salt & pepper
  • truffle salt


  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  • Using a sharp knife, make crosswise cuts in each potato, approximately 1/8 inch apart, and 1/8 inch from the bottom.
  • Add the potatoes to the water, boil for approximately 4 mins. Remove and allow to cool slightly.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan, add the garlic, chives & parsley. Stir to combine and remove from heat.
  • Slice bacon crosswise into small pieces, 1/8 inch wide. Carefully insert one piece of bacon into each slice of potato, letting the bacon poke out of the top of each slice.
  • Place the potato on a baking sheet. Drizzle the potatoes with half the butter mixture.
  • Heat oven to 350°F & bake potatoes until tender. Wait until bacon is crisped to desired doneness, approximately 30 mins.

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