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Smashed Bacon Cheddar Baby Potatoes

Danielle "Diva Q" Bennett


Smashed Bacon Cheddar Baby Potatoes

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Cook Time

40

Minutes

Serves

6 - 8

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Cheesy, crispy bite-sized deliciousness. These baby potatoes are simple to make and loaded with flavor. Top them off with sour cream and green onions for the perfect finish.

Ingredients

  • 2 Pound baby potatoes

  • 1/3 Cup olive oil

  • 1 Teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 Teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 Tablespoon smoked paprika

  • 1 Tablespoon dried chives

  • 2 Cup shredded cheddar cheese

  • 1 Pound crumbled cooked bacon

  • 1 Small bunch spring onion, chopped

  • 1/4 Cup sour cream

Steps

  • 1

    Microwave or boil baby potatoes until fork tender, cool to room temperature.
  • 2

    In a large bowl, mix the olive oil, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika and chives together. Add in potatoes and toss to coat. Transfer potatoes on a silicone or parchment paper lined baking sheet. Smash each potato with your hand or a spatula to flatten.
  • 3

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 450℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 4

    Grill potatoes for 20 to 30 minutes until golden and crispy, turning once. Top with cheddar, bacon and onions. Grill for an additional 10 minutes until the cheese is melted.
  • 5

    Remove from grill and top with sour cream and extra green onions if desired. Enjoy!