Potato & Bacon Dip

Cooking Time 30 minutes

Serves 6


  • 4 medium yellow potatoes
  • 75g sliced pancetta (or bacon)
  • 100g sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 500ml sour cream
  • 1 shallot, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt and pepper

Yellow Potatoes

Blue Potatoes


  1. Peel potatoes and cut in 1/4, place in a large pot of cold salted water, bring to boil and simmer for 10-15 minutes until tender.
  2. In a pan, cook pancetta over medium heat until crispy, remove and place on an absorbent paper towel. Add shallots and garlic to the same pan, and lightly sauté.
  3. In a bowl, crumble pancetta and add cheese, shallot and garlic, season
  4. Mash potatoes (or push through a potato ricer) whilst still warm, add to bowl and mix well.
  5. Season and add sour cream. Serve warm if desired.