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Smoky Bacon and Goat Cheese Potato Blintzes

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“Ready, Set, Cook! Special Edition Contest Entry. This a version of a loaded baked potato that requires no utensils. The paprika and cumin rubbed bacon pairs perfectly with the goat cheese and green onion to create a flavor explosion in your mouth.”
10 blintzes

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (24 ounce) package Simply Potatoes Traditional Mashed Potatoes
  • 12 cup green onion, finely chopped
  • 12 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 12 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 3 slices uncured bacon
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 12 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 10 square purchased egg roll wraps (7x7 inches)
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon light olive oil


  1. Mix together smoked paprika and cumin. Rub spices on bacon. Cook bacon on medium high skillet, turning once, until crispy. Remove from pan onto paper towel lined plate. Cool and chop coarsely.
  2. Prepare Simply Potatoes Traditional Mashed Potatoes in microwave as directed. Using a spatula remove potatoes to a large mixing bowl. Stir in ground pepper and old fold in green onion, bacon, and goat cheese.
  3. Place egg roll wrapper on work surface. Brush edges with egg white. Place 1/3 cup of potato filling in center of wrapper. Fold bottom of dough over filling. Fold sides over. Roll up wrapper to enclose filling completely. Repeat with remaining filling and wrappers.
  4. Heat oil in heavy large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Place 5 blintzes, seam side down, inskillet and fry until golden brown and crispy - about 8-10 minutes. Removes blintzes with a slotted spatula on paper towel lined plate. Repeat with remaining blintzes.
  5. Serve warm.

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