Bacon Wrapped Potato Bites

The most amazing potato wedges ever. It’s so good, you’ll want to double or triple the recipe!

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes

Yield: 24

Ingredients:

  • 3-4 medium to small red potatoes, cut into 6-8 wedges each
  • 12 ounces to 1 pound thick center-cut bacon, cut in half
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons salt, plus more as needed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • * optional garlic/spicy aioli, ranch or blue cheese dressing for dipping bacon wrapped potato bites 1

Instructions:

  1. Wash and dry the potatoes. Cut them into 6-8 wedges each. Put the potatoes in a medium pot, cover with cold water, and bring to a boil. Season the water with 2 teaspoons of salt.
  2. Once the water begins to boil, cook the potatoes for 3 to 4 minutes, until you can stick a fork into them without too much resistance. Potatoes should be, not fully cooked through so they won’t fall apart.
  3. Drain the potatoes and put them in a large bowl.
  4. Season the potatoes with the rosemary, 1/2 teaspoon salt, olive oil, and pepper, and toss until evenly coated.
  5. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  6. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil for easy clean-up.
  7. Wrap each potato wedge in half slice of bacon and place on your baking sheet. (if you like you can secure it with a toothpick).
  8. Arrange potatoes in an even layer, spaced an inch or two apart.
  9. Bake for 40 minutes, turning potatoes over half way through bake time, until the bacon is cooked through and as crisp as you like it.
  10. * You may need to cook the potatoes in two batches.
  11. * The smaller wedges actually had a better potato-to-bacon ratio.

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