4th of July Cookout – Cheesy Potato Bombs on the Barbecue – Grilled Cheese & Bacon Potatoes

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4th of July Cookout - Cheesy Potato Bombs on the Barbecue - Grilled Cheese & Bacon Potatoes
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Awesome Barbecue baked potatoes filled with cheese & wrapped in bacon!!! These barbecue baked potatoes are quick and easy and will grace any occasion!!!
Ingredients
  • Medium size potatoes
  • 1 Slice streaky bacon for each potato
  • A Block of mature cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to season
  • Foil to wrap
Instructions
  1. Place the potatoes in a pot, cover with water, and bring these to a boil over high heat. Allow these to boil for 10 minutes.
  2. Drain the potatoes in your colander and cool them under cold running water.
  3. Cut a block of cheese to the average thickness of the potatoes, and count out as many slices of bacon as you have potatoes.
  4. Use your apple corer to make a tunnel through the potatoes. Save the potato core.
  5. Use the corer to press out a core of cheese and press this into the potato.
  6. Wrap a slice of bacon around the potato to cover both holes and contain the cheese. Continue until all of the potatoes are assembled.
  7. Wrap the potato bombs in foil and put these aside until you're ready to barbecue.
  8. Heat your barbecue to medium high heat and grill the potatoes over direct heat for 10 minutes, turning once halfway through.
  9. While these grill, heat a half filled pan of oil to 180c or 350f and deep fry the potato cores until golden.
  10. Unwrap the potatoes, transfer to serving platters and top each one with its own crispy deep fried core before serving.

 

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