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“It seems silly posting something as simple as a baked potato, but this is so darn good! I created this when I was eighteen and we did a lot of entertaining...usually bring your own meat bbq's lol. I like it because it has everything in it, including it's own bacon bits, travels well, can be prepared ahead of time and gets rave reviews every time and is most always requested. Note: Depending on what meat I am serving I will add an appropriate herb to my potato, eg: if I am cooking lamb I will add rosemary to my potato. You can let your potato cook longer to get that delish crispy peel....nummy.”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
4 potatoes
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Scrub potatoes; do not peel.
  2. Tear 4 pieces of foil about 12 inches square depending on the size of your potato.
  3. Cut potato lengthwise in half but not quite all the way through.
  4. Place 2 slices onion, 1 slice garlic, butter and herbs in centre of potato.
  5. Wrap bacon around potato over lengthwise cut, covering onion and other fillings.
  6. Place potato on foil and fold ends of foil together to seal tightly so it will not leak when cooking.
  7. This can be baked in the oven at 350F for about an hour.
  8. This can be barbecued on indirect heat about an hour -- at 400 degrees.
  9. This can also be baked at the edge of a fire near the coals.
  10. In all cases you must monitor that they do not burn and turn somewhat frequently. They will feel quite soft when squeezed with your fingertips. (protect your hands from heat).
  11. Top with garnish and enjoy.

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