Walnut, Bacon and Cheddar Potato Bites

The potatoes become even more full of flavor when they are baked and stuffed with walnuts, smoky bacon and sharp cheddar.


The potatoes:
2 lbs. small potatoes
2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
Kosher salt
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese, divided
1 1/4 cups (12-14 ounces) Walnut Halves and Pieces, toasted
6 -7 strips (6 oz.) bacon

The topping:
1 large clove garlic, minced
1 tsp. grated lemon zest
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
12 sprigs flat leaf parsley, chopped

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