These deliciously roasted potato bacon roses are perfect for a romantic dinner, or a party. You will see that these roses may look really fancy, but they are quick and easy to make.
Crispy on the outside, the potato and bacon flavors make this a great side dish for any dinner.
Potatoes for Dinner Ideas
Get ready for fancy! These beautiful roses are the ultimate in fancy dining. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, or any night you want to make special!
Dare I say this will be the easiest side dish recipe that you will ever make, but it will look like you worked really hard on it!
Do you get bacon cravings? I love bacon, but I don’t get cravings for bacon like my teens.”
My daughter and I were brainstorming fun ways to make food flowers after she saw this apple rose pastry recipe on the internet. It is darn near impossible to create a gluten free puff pastry dough to work well enough to pull that apple rose recipe off…so we came up with our own idea.
It is a potato pastry, without the pastry! You can’t beat bacon and potatoes for a family favorite dish.”
Your family is going to LOVE this two-ingredient potato bacon rose recipe!! Guaranteed.
Allergy Friendly Side Dish Recipe
We may not have gluten free puff pastry, but who needs it when you can manipulate bacon and potatoes into a delicious and pretty side dish like this? You will love this rose shaped side dish recipe.
This recipe is perfect for those with food allergies, or special diets! We love that this is Whole30, gluten free, soy free, nut free, and dairy free!
This recipe is so easy because you cook the potatoes in a muffin tin. If you are really, really craving bacon, you could also make a bacon rose :-).
You have to admit, you want to peel the layers of crispy potato and bacon, right? I ate 3 right after my photo shoot. I totally get it. They are AMAZING!
And just in case you want to try another delicious potato side dish, your family will also love these easy bacon potato recipes:
- Ricotta Cheese Bacon Scalloped Potato
- Jambalaya Stuffed Baked Potatoes
- Pan-Fried Sweet Potatoes
- Mashed Potato Bacon Tarts
Let me show you how easy these potato roses are to make.
This is my very favorite potato slicer. It makes the potatoes all the same size.
My potatoes were really large, so we cut the potato slices in half. Line them up and then add bacon on top.
Very carefully, roll the potato and bacon.
Put them into a muffin tin so they hold their rolled shape while baking.
Are you ready to give it a try?
Things You Need to Make This Recipe:
- Vegetable Mandolin makes all of your potato slices consistent so they are thin enough to roll.
- A muffin tin to hold the rose shape while these bake.
- 2 large potatoes, washed
- 1 package of your favorite raw bacon
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
- Use the vegetable mandolin to thinly slice the potatoes the long way.
- Slice the potato slices in half like the photograph above.
- Lay out 4 potato slices and top with a slice of bacon. Carefully roll and place in a muffin tin hole.
- Bake 25-30 minutes until the outer layer of potato is crispy. Serve hot.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 12
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 115 Saturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 10mg Sodium: 213mg Carbohydrates: 14g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 1g Protein: 5g