Smashed Potatoes with Duck Bacon and Bleu Cheese

Smashed potatoes with duck bacon and bleu cheese

Add duck fat, duck bacon and cheese to individually smashed small potatoes for a tasty appetizer or treat.

Ingredients

  • 1

    1.5 lbs. Small Red Potatoes, rinsed

  • 2

    4 strips Duck Bacon, cooked and diced

  • 3

    Salt & Pepper, to taste

  • 4

    1/2 cup Crumbled Bleu Cheese

  • 5

    1-2 Scallions, thinly sliced

Directions

  • 1

    Heat oven to 450 degrees F.

  • 2

    Bring large pot of water to boil and add potatoes. Boil until potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes. Drain potatoes.

  • 3

    While potatoes are boiling, cook the duck bacon in a medium-high heated skillet, 4 minutes per side. Remove bacon to drain, then dice. Reserve duck fat from bacon.

  • 4

    Coat baking sheet with reserved duck fat, and then place potatoes on baking sheet. Smash the potatoes with the bottom of a glass.

  • 5

    Brush potatoes with more duck fat.

  • 6

    Season the potatoes with salt and pepper to taste.

  • 7

    Roast potatoes in oven until skin is golden brown (about 15 minutes).

  • 8

    Remove from oven; top with bleu cheese and bacon.

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Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: 35 min
Ready Time: 45 Minutes
Servings: 6