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Baked Potato Skin Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 4 to 5 large baking potatoes
  • 6 pieces cooked bacon strips crumbled
  • 1 1/2 cups sharp cheddar cheese grated
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese grated
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup green onions chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a bowl, combine olive oil, salt, garlic powder, pepper, Parmesan cheese, and paprika. Mix well. Set aside
  • Slice the potatoes in half (lengthwise). Scrape the pulp until the thickness reaches about a quarter of an inch.
  • Brush the oil and spice mixture on each potato skin. Grease a baking tray, and arrange the potato skin.
  • Place inside the oven and bake each side for 8 to 9 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and arrange crumbled bacon and sharp cheddar cheese in each potato skin.
  • Put-back in the oven and bake for 2 to 3 minutes more.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool down.
  • Put sour cream on top and garnish with chopped green onions.
  • Serve as an appetizer. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 6g