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Potatas Forradas

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


  • 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


  • 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.
  • Place in an ungreased baking dish; bake at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Sprinkle with green onion before serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 281 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 201mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 7g protein.

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