Seasoned potato slices topped with BBQ sauce, cheese and crumbled bacon. . . these Southwestern Potatoes are seriously amazing. We could eat them with every meal.
(Originally published February 25, 2019)
I printed the recipe for these Southwestern Potatoes years ago (it’s been so long I don’t even remember where I got the recipe), and the first time I made them we were hooked. Then I tucked the recipe away in one of my recipe binders and completely forgot about them.
The other day I pulled out that massive recipe binder, started thumbing through the hundreds of recipes in it and I found this recipe. I literally yelled out “oh my heck I forgot about these potatoes!” I honestly couldn’t believe I could forget something that is so delicious.
The printed recipe is stained, wrinkly, torn and has my handwritten changes on it, but it was a site for sore eyes. I have now made these three or four times in the last week since finding the recipe. Braydon left for school the other morning and said something like “hey, those potatoes would be a great after school snack.” So of course, I made them again. To say that we LOVE them is not an exaggeration.
If you struggle with side dish ideas like I always seem to, these potatoes are going to be your new go-to side dish. We could eat them every. single. day.
You can top these with a dollop of sour cream or dip them in ranch dressing. Either way, they’re just ridiculously delicious.
Potatoes, cheese, bacon and BBQ sauce. . . it’s a match made in heaven! Our favorite BBQ sauce is Sweet Baby Ray’s, but you can use any kind you like. I love to use sharp cheddar cheese, but regular cheddar will work too.
Not only are these amazing, they’re so simple to make. You can’t mess these up. The only thing you might do wrong, is not put enough cheese and bacon on top (lol).
I promise you’re going to love these.
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