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Frico with Bacon and Potatoes

Frico with Bacon and Potatoes

With only three ingredients, this dish is insanely good and really addictive! Just ask the crew on my TV series! If you can't find Montasio, ask your cheese shop to order some. It is that good!  Have it with a lightly dressed frisee salad.

Makes enough to serve 6 (technically!)


2 slices bacon, cut into ½ inch pieces
2/3 cup sliced and boiled potatoes
5 ounces Montasio cheese, shredded


In a 8-inch non-stick pan over medium heat, cook the bacon until golden. Pour off all of the fat. Add the cheese and cook until the cheese is melted and the edges are golden brown. The frico should be firm enough that it moves in the pan. You may have to use a spatula and shake the pan a little. Blot with paper towels if there is an excess of oil on the top.

Place the potatoes in a single layer on the cheese. Invert a plate onto the top and turn the pan and the plate. Slide the frico back into the pan. Continue to cook until the second side is golden and the inside is still a little soft. Slide off pan onto a cutting board.

Cut into wedges and serve immediately.

To watch Joanne create this dish, click here!