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Irish Nachos: Crisp potato rounds topped with crispy bacon and gooey cheese. Your new favorite appetizer or side dish: so addicting!

Irish Nachos

 

I can never get enough nachos. Once I start, that plate is doomed! I think what makes them so appealing to me is the combination of flavors/textures.

 

These Irish Nachos (aka nachos made with potatoes are something else entirely). Crispy potatoes, gooey cheese, crunchy bacon, and creamy sour cream. I’m in heaven!

 

These Irish nachos make a great appetizer/side dish IF you can share. Personally in our house we each grab some on a plate.

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Irish Nachos

I went with traditional loaded baked potato toppings like bacon, cheese, and green onion. However, feel free to use whatever toppings you/your family prefers.

Irish Nachos

Irish Nachos

Adapted via Cooks with Curls

 

Irish Nachos

Irish Nachos: Crisp potato rounds topped with crispy bacon and gooey cheese. Your new favorite appetizer or side dish: so addicting!

Ingredients

  • 3-4 Idaho Potatoes, Scrubbed Clean and Sliced ~1/4 Inch Thick
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Dried Rosemary, Crushed
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Dried Thyme, Crushed
  • Salt and Pepper, To Taste
  • 1 Cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Finely Shredded
  • 6 Slices Bacon, Cooked Crisp and Finely Chopped
  • 2 Green Onions, Minced
  • Salsa and Sour Cream, If Desired

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl combine potatoes, olive oil, rosemary, thyme, salt, and pepper. Stir until coated.
  • Place potatoes in a single layer on a cookie sheet. Bake for 20 minutes. Flip over. Bake for another 20 minutes.
  • Place cooked potatoes in a large oven safe skillet. Top with cheese and bacon. Return to over for 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Sprinkle with green onions. Serve with sour cream and salsa if desired.
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Irish Nachos Shopping tips:

  1. I like making my bacon in the microwave so I don’t have to mess around with frying it. Simply cover with a paper towel and cook for 3-4 minutes or until crisp.

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What do you think of these Irish nachos?

Irish Nachos