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Cheesy Jalapeno Potato Skins


  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 60 mins (15m prep + 45m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Potatoes cheese jalapenos

local_grocery_store Ingredients

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  1. 1.Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. 2.Cut the baked potatoes in half lengthwise and scoop out the flesh, leaving a thin layer of potato on the skins.
  3. 3.Place the potato skins on a baking sheet and brush with melted butter or olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. 4.Bake the potato skins in the preheated oven for 10 minutes, or until they start to crisp up.
  5. 5.Remove the potato skins from the oven and fill each one with shredded cheddar cheese, diced jalapenos, and crumbled bacon.
  6. 6.Return the potato skins to the oven and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  7. 7.Remove the potato skins from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes.
  8. 8.Serve the Cheesy Jalapeno Potato Skins with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of sliced green onions.
  9. 9.Enjoy!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightYou can make the baked potatoes ahead of time and store them in the refrigerator until you're ready to make the potato skins.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to adjust the amount of jalapenos based on your spice preference. If you like it really spicy, you can even leave the seeds in.
  • chevron_rightServe these potato skins as an appetizer, snack, or even as a side dish with your favorite grilled meats.
  • chevron_rightIf you're vegetarian, you can skip the bacon and add some sautéed mushrooms or black beans for extra flavor.