Potatas Forradas Recipe

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Served with eggs, salsa and refried beans, these bacon-wrapped potatoes are part of a traditional Mexican breakfast. But they're just as good with toast and a fruit cup— and they make a great side dish at dinner.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Garlic salt to taste
  • 4 medium potatoes, cooked and peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried cilantro
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 281 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 201mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 7g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, combine butter and garlic salt. Brush over potatoes. Sprinkle with cilantro or parsley and salt. Wrap a bacon slice around each potato; secure with a toothpick.
  2. Place in an ungreased baking dish; bake at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Sprinkle with green onion before serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Potatas Forradas in Bountiful Harvest Cookbook 1994, p40

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