Red Potatoes with Gorgonzola and Walnuts

I mentioned on my Appetizer Roundup post that I would actually be posting a recipe today, one that you could definitly serve at a super bowl party. The men in my family loved them, so to me that automatically means Super Bowl food. (That may be kind of sexist… my brother doesn’t even like football.)

The recipe I used was from the same book as my Maple Glazed Carrots. I switched it up a little bit though, obviously I didn’t add any bacon.

Yum! Don’t they look good? The potatoes get all crispy and the filling is super creamy and cheesy. The walnuts adds a nice crunch as well, and the chives add a pop of color!

I apologize, some of the measurements are by weight. : (

Red Potatoes with Gorgonzola and Walnuts

Red bliss potatoes- 10 ea.
Salt- to taste
Pepper- to taste
Thyme, fresh- 1/2 teaspoon
Olive oil- 1 tablespoon
Cream cheese- 2 oz.
Gorgonzola cheese- 1/4 cup
Liquid smoke- 1/4 teaspoon (A little goes a long way, but it adds a nice smoky flavor to give a bacony feel)
Sour cream- 1 oz.
Walnuts, chopped- 2 tablespoons
(vegan) worcestershire sauce- 1/2 teaspoon
Tabaso sauce- to taste
Chives, fresh, chopped- 3 tablespoons

Preheat the oven to 400*F.

Cut the potatoes in half and scoop out a portion of the inside with a melon baller. (If you don’t have a melon baller you can just use a regular old spoon.

Toss the potatoes with the salt, pepper, thyme, and oil. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake until brown and cooked through (but not mushy) about 15-20 minutes.

For the filling: soften the cream cheese, add the gorgonzola, liquid smoke, sour cream, and walnuts. Mix using a hand mixer, stand mixer, or your hands/a spoon.

Once the potatoes are done, take them out of the oven and arrange them on your plate/platter with the flat parts that have been scooped out facing up. Spoon about 2 teaspoons in each one.

Sprinkle the tops with chives and enjoy!

Do you have any fun recipes you like to make for the super bowl? Are you planning on watching it, or do you have other fun plans for the weekend? I’ll be watching the puppy bowl myself : )

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