Mini baked potatoes with sour cream, chive and bacon

Makes 20
30 minutes


  • 20 new potatoes
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • 3 slices of smoked streaky bacon
  • 150g of sour cream
  • 6 chives, finely chopped


Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4
Toss the potatoes in a splash of olive oil and a pinch of salt and bake for 25–30 minutes or until the skins are nice and golden and the potatoes soft all the way though
Place the bacon on a tray and into the oven to crisp up, around 10 minutes
Pat the bacon with paper towel to get rid of excess grease, then finely chop the bacon into little crumbs
Use a small knife to make a slit in each potato, then top with a small dollop of sour cream, sprinkle of bacon bits and some chopped chives. Can be served warm or cold