Bacon Balsamic Potatoes

Combining the deep flavors of hickory smoke, bacon, onion, balsamic and some amazing seasonings, these pillows of flavor compliment any dish and will shock your guests with how flavorful a potato can actually be.


  • 2 lbs of new potatoes
  • 1lb  of thin-cut bacon
  • Olive oil
  • Hardcore Carnivore Amplify
  • Hardcore Carnivore Red
  • Kosher salt
  • French’s Crispy Fried Onions, crushed
  • Quality Balsamic Vinegar


  1. Microwave potatoes in bowl with 1 cup of water for 4 minutes. Slice bacon slices in half.
  2. Place potatoes on a sheet pan, and coat with olive oil. Season with kosher salt, Amplify and Hardcore Carnivore red seasonings.
  3. Wrap each potato with half a slice of bacon and hold with toothpick. Lightly season bacon with Red seasoning.
  4. Crush bag of crispy fried onions and cover top of potatoes, reserving half the onions. Place potatoes in grill basket and top with remainder of onions.
  5. Place on the Hasty Bake grill at 300 degrees. Let bake for 20 minutes offset from fire. For Balsamic reduction, pour 2 cups of quality balsamic vinegar in pan and place on grill to reduce.
  6. Move potatoes directly over fire for 10 more minutes and ensure all bacon is crispy.
  7. Remove potatoes and balsamic from grill and glaze potatoes with balsamic.
  8. Cool slightly and serve.
  9. Enjoy!

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