Taleggio potato parcels

Taleggio potato parcels

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Prep: 20 mins Cook: 20 mins


Serves 8

Make a melting potato side dish without messing up your barbecue, by cooking it in a foil bag

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal246
  • fat10g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs30g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre2g
  • protein10g
  • salt1.13g


  • 1½ kg small new potatoes
    New potatoes

    New potatoes

    n-ew po-tate-oes

    New potatoes have thin, wispy skins and a crisp, waxy texture. They are young potatoes and…

  • 8 rashers streaky bacon, chopped, or 100g cubed pancetta



    Bacon is pork that has been cured one of two ways: dry or wet. It can be bought as both rashers…

  • 175g taleggio cheese, diced
  • 8 thyme sprigs


    This popular herb grows in Europe, especially the Mediterranean, and is a member of the mint…


  1. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil, add the potatoes, then boil for 10 mins or until just starting to soften. Drain and cool.

  2. Cut out 8 x 30cm squares of foil and the same of greaseproof paper. Lay a piece of greaseproof on top of each square of foil, then divide the potatoes between them. Scatter with the bacon, Taleggio and thyme. Season well, then seal together the sides of the foil to make a parcel. Can be prepared up to a day ahead. Put the parcels to one side of the barbecue and cook for 20 mins. If it rains, roast the parcels in the oven at 200C/fan 180C/gas 6 for about 30 mins.

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13th Sep, 2011
We all love these. Did them tonight with Serrano ham instead of bacon and added asparagus spears, yummy
22nd Sep, 2010
Ohhhh, these are criminally good... I just love taleggio...
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