Friday 4 July 2014

To This End

What's a Hasselback potato? This side dish gets its name from Hasselbacken, the Stockholm restaurant where it was first served. It is a rather impressive dish with the potatoes thinly sliced, fanned out and baked crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.

Hasselback potato could be as simple as seasoning with salt and pepper, or with lemon and herbs. I turn it up a notch by loading it with sinfully goodness of butter, cheese, sour cream and bacon. Dieters, health freak may leave this page.

Wash and scrub potato. Place a wooden spoon below the potato if you do not have a steady hand. This will prevent you from cutting all the way through.

Cut thin and even slices

Stuff butter slices in between a few of the slits.

Bake the potatoes for about one hour or until the insides are tender.

While the potatoes bake, fry the bacon.

Slice the spring onion finely

When potatoes are done, stuff the cheese in some of the slits. You can use grated cheese, but not sandwich cheese slices which I'm using. It doesn't turn melty and gooey.

Top with bacon and return to the oven to melt the cheese.

Top with sour cream or Greek yoghurt and some green onions

This post is linked Little Thumbs Up 'BUTTER' hosted by Jasline of Foodie Baker, organised by Zoe of Bake For Happy Kids and Doreen of My little favourite DIY.

To this end I strenuously contend with all the energy Christ so powerfully works in me. Colossians 1:29


  1. Hi Lian! This looks SOOOO GOOD! The combination of cheese and bacon and potato... divine! Thank you for sharing it with Little Thumbs Up!

  2. Hello Lian! These look absolutely amazing! Mmmm....thank you so much for sharing! :)

  3. Hi Lian,
    Wow, this looks so so delicious! I could eat just this as a meal! Yum!

  4. hi, Lian...these potatoes looks so yummy and easy to prepare!

    1. Hi Jozelyn, Thanks for dropping your comment here. Cheers!

  5. wow, fully loaded with deliciousness...! this would be nice on my no rice day too :)

    1. Hi Lena, if you're not counting your calories :D

  6. Hi Lian,

    Both of your cheesy and Doris's simple hasselback potatoes are making me drooling... Lots of sour cream for topping, please! :p


  7. I love making hasselback potatoes because they are lovely! yours are so over loaded with yumminess!


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