Cheese and Bacon Potatoes

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Cheese and Bacon Potatoes

A decadent side dish that strikes the perfect balance between creamy, cheesy, and irresistibly crispy. This heavenly creation takes humble potatoes to extraordinary heights, marrying the richness of gooey cheese, the saltiness of crispy bacon, and the buttery smoothness of perfectly cooked potatoes.
Imagine layers of thinly sliced potatoes, baked to golden perfection, nestled between velvety blankets of melted cheese and crunchy bites of savory bacon. Each spoonful offers a delightful contrast of textures and an explosion of flavors that will make your taste buds dance with joy. The comforting aroma of baked cheese and bacon wafting through your kitchen is a prelude to the symphony of flavors that awaits your senses.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 619 kcal


  • 6 slices bacon
  • ¼ cup onion finely chopped
  • 4 large potatoes thinly sliced with skins on, OR 2 canned sliced potatoes
  • 1 ½ cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 can green chilies chopped (4-ounces)


  • Place bacon into cold skillet. Adjust temp to 350° F. Fry bacon until crisp. remove and drain. Carefully remove grease, reserving 2 Tablespoons bacon grease in skillet.
  • Add potatoes to skillet; cover and cook 10 minutes. Turn potatoes and cook chilies and onion. Sprinkle chopped bacon over potatoes.
  • Top with cheese, cover and cook 5 more minutes.

Nutrition Disclaimer

Paulson Pursuits is not a dietician or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is an estimate. If calorie count and other nutritional values are important to you, we recommend running the ingredients through whichever online nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories can vary quite a bit depending on which brands were used.


Calories: 619kcalCarbohydrates: 72gProtein: 22gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0.04gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 768mgPotassium: 1666mgFiber: 11gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 444IUVitamin C: 82mgCalcium: 348mgIron: 3mg
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