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Potatas Forradas Recipe

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. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Garlic salt to taste
  • 4 medium potatoes, cooked and peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried cilantro
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 bacon strips
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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