Savory Potato Skins

Savory Potato Skins

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  • 6 large russet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup cooked bacon bits
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Wash the potatoes and poke them several times with a fork.
  3. Place the potatoes on a baking sheet and bake for 45-60 minutes until they are fork-tender.
  4. Remove the potatoes from the oven and let them cool slightly.
  5. Cut each potato in half lengthwise and scoop out the flesh, leaving about 1/4 inch of potato on the skin.
  6. Brush the potato skins with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  7. Return the potato skins to the oven and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes until they are crispy.
  8. Remove the potato skins from the oven and fill each one with shredded cheddar cheese and bacon bits.
  9. Return the filled potato skins to the oven and bake for another 5-7 minutes until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  10. Remove from the oven and top with chopped green onions and a dollop of sour cream.
  11. Serve hot and enjoy your savory potato skins!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 12 potato skins

These savory potato skins are a delicious appetizer or snack that’s perfect for game day or any gathering. Crispy potato skins are loaded with melted cheddar cheese, crispy bacon bits, and fresh green onions. They are easy to make and always a crowd-pleaser!

Nutrition: Calories – 220, Fat – 12g, Carbohydrates – 18g, Protein – 10g

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