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Bacon Cheese Potatoes

 Bacon Cheese Potatoes
I received this recipe from a friend who's a wonderful cook. This goes great with any main course, but it's especially good with ham.
10 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min.


  • 3 pounds potatoes (about 6 medium), peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 pound process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 3/4 cup sliced ripe olives
  • Chopped fresh parsley, optional
  • Paprika, optional


  • Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender.
  • Drain. In a large bowl, mix potatoes with onion, cheese and
  • mayonnaise.
  • Transfer to an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with
  • bacon and olives. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until
  • heated through. Sprinkle with parsley and paprika if desired. Yield:
  • 8-10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 466 calories, 34 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 43 mg cholesterol, 870 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein.