Cheesy Red Potatoes and Bacon _lowres

Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Indulge in slow-cooked Cheesy Red Potatoes and Bacon.

Cheesy Red Potatoes and Bacon

Serves 4 to 6. Recipe is by Julie Kay.

6 medium red potatoes, unpeeled and sliced into quarters

1 lb. lean ground beef

3 to 4 green onions, sliced

1 (10-oz.) can Ro-tel tomatoes

1 (8-oz.) bag sharp cheddar cheese

4 to 6 slices bacon, cooked crispy

1. Cut red potatoes into quarters. Put into slow cooker.

2. Brown ground beef on stove-top over medium-high heat. Drain and spoon over potatoes in slow cooker.

3. Top with green onions and Ro-tel tomatoes.

4. Cook on Low 4 to 6 hours.

5. Remove and sprinkle sharp cheddar cheese over all while still hot. Cook 6 to 8 slices of bacon and sprinkle crumbled bacon bits over cooked potatoes