I was given some tiny fresh new potatoes from a friend's garden. I was grilling chicken and wanted an appetizer to throw on the grill. The bacon wrapped new potato was born. Serve with ranch dressing or BBQ sauce for dipping.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
15
Yield:
15 servings
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Ingredients

15
Original recipe yields 15 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat an outdoor grill for low heat, and lightly oil the grate.

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  • Wrap each potato with a piece of bacon and secure with a toothpick. Sprinkle the potatoes with the powdered ranch dressing mix. Place the wrapped potatoes on the grill, turning the potatoes several times to allow the bacon to cook on all sides. The potatoes will be done when the bacon is nice and crispy, about 20 to 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

92 calories; protein 3g 6% DV; carbohydrates 17g 6% DV; fat 1.4g 2% DV; cholesterol 3.4mg 1% DV; sodium 207mg 8% DV. Full Nutrition
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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
06/26/2011
These were pretty tasty and would make them again next time without the ranch dressing mix. It made them a little too salty. Next time I will roll in garlic olive oil and wrap in the bacon. Depending on the size of your potatoes you might need more bacon. I did par boil my potatoes - cooled and then wrapped them in bacon. They can be made ahead and stored in the refrigerator. They are a bit fiddley to assemble - but easy and fast to grill. Keep your eye on them though so they don't go up in flames! Yes these can be done in the oven. Might make for a tasty appetizer. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
06/06/2013
I read all of the reviews and made some changes based on what I read. I pre-cooked the potatoes and bacon just a little in the microwave. Wrapped the bacon around each potato and threaded 3 potatoes onto a skewer. These were OK just not as flavorful as I would have liked. Won't be making these again. Read More
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66 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 35
  • 4 star values: 25
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 4 stars
06/25/2011
These were pretty tasty and would make them again next time without the ranch dressing mix. It made them a little too salty. Next time I will roll in garlic olive oil and wrap in the bacon. Depending on the size of your potatoes you might need more bacon. I did par boil my potatoes - cooled and then wrapped them in bacon. They can be made ahead and stored in the refrigerator. They are a bit fiddley to assemble - but easy and fast to grill. Keep your eye on them though so they don't go up in flames! Yes these can be done in the oven. Might make for a tasty appetizer. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/09/2011
I made these for a Labor Day party and changed up a few things, but frankly this is a winning combo that would be hard to mess up. I made about 75 for the party (they were gone within 1 hour) so I ended up baking them in my oven. Just too many for the grill. I used baby golden potatoes that I poked with a fork after washing. and placed in a large zip lock back with vandalia onion dressing, fresh ground pepper, a splash of evoo and let sit overnight in the fridge. I wrapped the potatoes with thick cut bacon (tucked the ends on the underside) from GFS (my fav) in the morning and again placed back in the fridge until I was ready to bake. This helped the bacon to set around the potatoe nicely without using toothpicks. I baked them at 400 for about 45 minutes and they were perfect. I served with a side bowl of 'Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Sauce" Next time I might sprinkle with some finely shredded cheddar cheese at the very end of baking, or maybe try these with a bit of brown sugar sprinked on top when rolling up, and just before placing back in the fridge. As I said, this is just one of those recipes that whatever you do, it will be great tasting, and make you look like a wonder in the kitchen! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/10/2011
HAW - thank you for sharing this recipe. It is a great addition to any meat being cooked on the grill. I served these with the Recipe Group choice this week - Marinated Flank Steak with Peppers. These were so delicious - family loved them. And they were easy to make. I put on metal skewers rather than the toothpicks. It worked great. Already thinking ahead to when I can make these again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/26/2011
These were DELISH! Everyone loved them. We used turkey bacon and wrapped the entire slice of bacon a round it. A little piece of heaven. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/27/2011
These were so good. I used reduced sodium bacon which was very thin. I didn't use the ranch instead I added pepper dried chives and granulated garlic. Also I baked them at 400 and the bacon was crispy. Avoid my mistake--I tried to put the toothpicks through the edge of the potatoes at first which resulted in broken off embedded toothpicks--oops! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
08/21/2011
I fixed this recipe with some minor additions and it was a huge hit. I added garlic powder black pepper and Mrs. Dash Spicy seasoning. I would recommend using 1/2 strip of bacon rather than 1/3. I wrapped fingerling potatoes and 1/3 was not enough bacon to fully wrap. It also took longer to grill than 20-30 minutes... more like 40 minnutes they were placed on a veggie grill tray rather than directly on the grill. Hard to turn with toothpicks. While I'm no longer a big bacon eater I would still make this one again. Delicious and it got lots of positive comments from the party-goers last night! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/14/2011
I used fingerling potatoes instead and they wrapped so well! Then basted in bbq sauce for the extra zing! perfect Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/17/2011
Very tasty and so easy. I did make some small changes. I used a full strip of bacon for each potato and also used small red potatoes. I followed another reviewer s suggestion of not using the ranch dressing. I was doing other things and not watching them closely which caused me to burn some of the potatoes but they were still excellent. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/07/2011
amazing. I added a little garlic and onion powder and some pepper. cooked on a charcoal grill. to die for.I will make these again and again Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
06/06/2013
I read all of the reviews and made some changes based on what I read. I pre-cooked the potatoes and bacon just a little in the microwave. Wrapped the bacon around each potato and threaded 3 potatoes onto a skewer. These were OK just not as flavorful as I would have liked. Won't be making these again. Read More
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