Who doesn’t love potatoes? Yes, they have lots of carbs, but they also have potassium, so enjoy these potato recipes!
Wonderful grilled potatoes
1/4 C Italian vinaigrette dressing
1 TBS pesto
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. paprika
1 lb. new potatoes, halved
1 small red onion, coarsely chopped
3 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
Heat grill to medium-high heat. Mix first 4 ingredients in large bowl. Add remaining ingredients; toss to evenly coat. Spoon onto 4 large sheets heavy-duty foil; fold to make 4 packets. Grill 35 min. or until potatoes are tender. Cut slits in foil to release steam before opening packets.
Potato salad with bacon
2 lb. red potatoes (about 4 potatoes)
1/3 C mayonnaise
1/3 C sour cream
2 tsp. Thick & Creamy Ranch Dip, Dressing and Recipe Mix
1/4 C whole milk
1 C shredded cheddar cheese
1 C real bacon bits
1 C diced green onions
In a large pot, cover potatoes with cold water and bring to a boil. Boil for 20-30 minutes, until fork tender. Strain potatoes and set aside to cool.
In a medium bowl, whisk together mayo, sour cream, dressing mix and milk. Add cheese, bacon bits, green onions and stir. Peel skin off potatoes and cut into 1/2 inch cubes. Add potatoes to dressing mix and gently stir until combined.
Potato bacon quiche
1 frozen puff pastry sheet (1/2 of 17.3-oz. pkg.), thawed
1/2 lb. new potatoes, cooked, sliced
4 slices bacon, cooked, crumbled
1 C shredded Swiss cheese
1/3 C mayonnaise
1/3 C milk
1 TBS finely chopped fresh rosemary
Heat oven to 400 degrees. Press pastry onto bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate sprayed with cooking spray; trim edge. Layer potatoes, bacon and cheese in crust. Whisk remaining ingredients until blended; pour over ingredients in crust. Bake 30 min. or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 min. before cutting to serve.
Some of the best from humorist Will Rogers:
Never slap a man who’s chewing tobacco.
Never kick a cow chip on a hot day.
There are two theories to arguing with a woman. Neither works.
Never miss a good chance to shut up.
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