(BBN) – A Swedish invention, hasselback potatoes have the soft texture of baked potatoes and the crisp exterior of french fries.
This potato dish is crisp on the outside and soft on the inside.
1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
1 cup ham, chopped
1 tablespoon garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
6 medium potatoes
1/2 cup butter, melted
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Mix together cheese, ham, garlic, and parsley in a bowl; set aside.
Place 1 chopstick on each side of a potato.
Thinly slice potato crosswise, stopping when the knife hits the sticks, creating uniform slices.
Dip in melted butter and place in a baking dish.
Repeat with remaining potatoes.
Season with salt and pepper.
Cover and bake for 40 minutes.
Remove potatoes from oven.
Fill spaces in between slices with cheese-ham mixture.
Drizzle with remaining melted butter and bake again, uncovered, until cheese is melted.
Serve immediately, according to yummy.ph.