Loaded Crispy Potato Skins
Recipe type: Appetizer/Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 16
  • 8 russet potatoes (small to medium in size), scrubbed
  • olive oil
  • kosher salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 1½ cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 8 slices of bacon, cooked and chopped
  • sour cream and chopped chives, for serving
  1. photo of ingredients
  2. Preheat oven to 400℉.
 Prick potatoes all over with a fork. Rub with oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Place potatoes on a rimmed baking sheet covered with tin foil for easy cleanup.
  4. Roast until very soft and skin is crisp for about 60 to 75 minutes turning once halfway.
  5. Let cool.
  6. Heat broiler to high, Halve potatoes and scoop out flesh (save for another use), leaving a ¼ inch border attached skins.
  7. Brush both sides of the potatoes with oil and season scooped out potato side with salt and
pepper. Place back on baking sheet.
  8. Broil, turning once until skins are crisp and potato is golden, about 4-6 minutes per side.
  9. Divide cheese and bacon among potatoes and broil until cheese is melted about 1 to 2 minutes.
  10. Serve topped with sour cream and chives.
Recipe by Plan-it Vicki at https://plan-itvicki.com/loaded-crispy-potato-skins/