Bacon-Wrapped New Potatoes

Bacon-Wrapped New Potatoes are a mouthwatering appetizer or side dish that combines the irresistible flavors of crispy bacon and tender, creamy potatoes. This indulgent dish is perfect for special occasions, gatherings, or simply as a comforting treat to enjoy any time.

To create these delectable bites, small new potatoes are first parboiled until just tender, allowing them to retain their natural sweetness and creamy texture. Parboiling ensures that the potatoes cook evenly and quickly when baked, resulting in perfectly cooked potatoes with a fluffy interior and a slightly crisp exterior.

Next, each potato is carefully wrapped in a strip of savory bacon, which adds a smoky, salty flavor and a satisfying crunch to every bite. The bacon also helps to seal in the moisture and flavor of the potatoes as they bake, ensuring that they remain tender and juicy on the inside while developing a crispy, golden exterior.

Before baking, the bacon-wrapped potatoes are often brushed with a glaze or seasoning mixture to enhance their flavor and add an extra layer of deliciousness. Common glazes include a mixture of maple syrup and Dijon mustard, honey and soy sauce, or a blend of brown sugar and spices. 


  • 20 baby new potatoes
  • 10 slices of thick-cut bacon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish



Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Wash and scrub the baby new potatoes, then pat them dry with a paper towel.
Cut each bacon slice in half, creating shorter strips.
Wrap each baby potato with a strip of bacon and secure it with a toothpick.
Place the bacon-wrapped potatoes on the prepared baking sheet, seam side down.
Drizzle the olive oil over the potatoes, then sprinkle them with garlic powder, paprika, and freshly ground black pepper.
Toss the potatoes gently to coat them evenly with the seasoning and oil.
Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the bacon becomes crispy and the potatoes are fork-tender.
Once cooked, remove the toothpicks from the potatoes and transfer them to a serving platter.
Garnish with chopped fresh parsley for a burst of color and added freshness.



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