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Baked baby potatoes with cottage cheese and bacon

1
Points® value
Total Time
45 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
30 min
Serves
22
Difficulty
Moderate
Liven up classic baked potatoes. Bacon, cottage cheese and chives are a magical combination and when topping spuds, are perfect for entertaining!

Ingredients

97% fat-free cottage cheese

½ cup(s), (125g)

Shortcut bacon

125 g, finely chopped

Baby potatoes

22 individual, (red skinned)

Olive oil

2 tsp

Salt

1 tsp, flakes

Fresh lemon rind

1 tsp, finely grated

Fresh chives

¼ cup(s), finely chopped

Lemon zest

1 tbs, to serve

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C or 160°C fan-forced. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Place potatoes in a large bowl. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt and lemon rind. Season with pepper. Toss to combine. Place potatoes on prepared tray. Bake, turning occasionally, for 30 minutes or until tender. Cool for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat a medium non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Cook bacon, stirring, for 5 minutes or until crisp.
  3. Combine cottage cheese and half the chives in a small bowl. Using a small sharp knife, cut a small cross in the top of each potato. Use your fingers to gently squeeze open flesh. Top each potato with cottage cheese mixture. Sprinkle with bacon, remaining chives and lemon zest to serve.