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By PineyCook

Rate this recipe 4.6/5 (20 Votes)
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Servings 8

  • 2 medium-size red potatoes, cut into 8 wedges each
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 16 center-cut bacon slices
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 12 ounces queso blanco pasteurized prepared cheese product, cubed
  • 1 block pepper Jack cheese, 8 ounces shredded
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 1 (4-ounce) can green chiles, chopped
  • 1 plum tomato, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

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