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Garlic Bacon Roasted Potatoes

These oven roasted potatoes are loaded with crispy bacon, fresh garlic, and grated Parmesan. They make a delicious side dish that everyone will love!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword easy side dish recipes, kid-friendly recipes, weeknight dinner recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 111kcal


  • 1 1/2 pounds red potatoes
  • 4 strips bacon
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dill
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with foil.
  • Wash the potatoes and cut them into bite sized chunks. Add to a large bowl.
  • Meanwhile, chop the bacon into small pieces and fry until crisp. Remove bacon from the pan with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel lined sheet.
  • Pour 2 tablespoons of the bacon grease over the potatoes, add the salt and pepper, and toss to coat. Add more grease if needed to fully coat the potatoes.
  • Pour the potatoes onto the prepared baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 35 minutes and remove from the oven.
  • Grate the clove of garlic with a mircroplane grater over the potatoes and stir. Sprinkle with the bacon and dill and return to the hot oven for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and top with the Parmesan cheese.
  • Serve hot.


Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 398mg | Potassium: 408mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 7.4mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.7mg