Baked Potatoes with Bacon, Cheese and Folláin Relish

Baked Potatoes with Bacon, Cheese and Folláin Relish

Crispy bacon, creamy melted cheese and tangy Folláin Relish is an irresistible combination, in this delicious lunch-time treat!

Serves: 4


Prep.time: 10 minutes


Cooking Time: 50 minutes - 1 ½ hours

This recipe works with


4 large potatoes
Freshly ground pepper
110g (4 oz) cheddar cheese, grated
½ onion, finely diced
2 – 4 slices streaky rashers, fried until crisp and cut into strips
4 tsp any Folláin Relish


  1. Pre heat the oven to 220ºC
  2. Scrub potatoes and dry in advance for extra crispiness. Prick the potato skins in several places, and then rub skins in olive oil and a little salt.
  3. Bake in the oven for around 50 minutes to 1 hour, though very large potatoes can take up to 1 ½hours. To test if they are done push a skewer through the thickest part of the flesh. When the potatoes are cooked, take out and cool.
  4. Half the potatoes scoop out the flesh and mash with the, grated cheese, diced onions and crispy bacon. Taste and season with freshly ground black pepper. Divide the mixture between the potato skins and refill. You can prepare this dish in advance and reheat at a later time if you wish.
  5. To heat, simply pop the potatoes back into the oven for around 30 minutes or until the top of the potato is golden brown. Serve with some more Folláin Relish on the side for dipping.

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