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Cheap Potato Onion and Bacon Bake

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You have to try this Potato Onion and Bacon Bake 

It is a quick, easy, and oh so delicious.  Your family will ask for seconds and even a third helping.
Yield: 4 servings

Quick & Easy Potato, Onion and Bacon Bake

Potato Onion and Bacon Bake with Spring Onions in a white baking dish

Quick and easy, Bacon, Potato, and Onion side dish for any meal. Wonderful, delicious, and great-tasting Cheesy Potato dish, with sliced spring onions.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 4 medium potatoes
  • ½ large onion
  • 2-3 slices bacon
  • 3 spring onions
  • ½ packet on mushroom soup
  • ±300 ml milk
  • A big hand full of grated sharp cheddar cheese


Scrub and wash the potatoes.

Slice them in ½ to ¾ cm thick slices (leave the skin on).

Slice the onion in rings of about ½cm thick.

Slice the bacon length-wise in half and cut into small pieces.

Clean and cut up the spring onion into small pieces, inclusive of the leaves.

Mix the mushroom soup with the milk and set aside.

Pack a layer of onion slices on the bottom of the baking dish.

Then add the potato slices and top with more onion.

Sprinkle with spring onion and bacon pieces.

Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180-200C / 350-400F for approximately 20 minutes or until the potato is soft.

Add the grated cheese and bake until the top is nice and brown.

Serve immediately.


Prepared, tried and tested (own recipe) Esme Slabs.

This is a very easy, delicious, and totally improvised potatoes casserole we prepared as a side to our evening meal.

Serves 4 · an easy delicious dinner side dish or if you prefer, you can also use it as a main meal, that everyone will love! Potatoes, bacon, and cheesy goodness! #BakingRecipes

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 310Total Fat 9gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 22mgSodium 514mgCarbohydrates 46gFiber 5gSugar 3gProtein 13g

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This Potato Onion and Bacon Bake are baked to perfection with the bacon and onions. They form an excellent side dish to serve with just about any meal.

Are potatoes good for dinner?

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Hop over and check out 15 Ways to Eat Potatoes for Dinner, RECIPES FROM THE KITCHN.

Similar Potato Recipes to Cheap Potato Onion and Bacon Bake 

Maybe you wish to try out Hasselback Potatoes

or even Greek Smashed Potatoes?  They are both wonderful and equally delicious.

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