Cheese-Filled Little Potatoes

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is a quick and easy appetizer, but would also be good as a side dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lightly spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Cut each potato in half lengthwise. Using the small side of a melon ball scoop, cut a ball out of the center of each potato half.
  3. Slice a very thin sliver off the bottom of each potato to keep them from rolling around in the pan. Place potatoes on baking sheet, skin-side down, and spray lightly with cooking spray.
  4. Bake uncovered 30-35 minutes until potatoes are tender.
  5. While potatoes are baking, combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Mix well and set aside.
  6. When potatoes are tender, remove from oven and set the oven to broil. Fill the hole in each potato with yogurt mixture. Place potatoes under the broiler for a few minutes, until cheese is hot and begins to brown.
Most Helpful

Really great appetizers! I used fingerlings, although in hindsight, the elongated shape is interesting but perhaps the rounder shape is prettier? I pressed the garlic as crushing it did not seem as mixable. Made for Aussie Kiwi Recipe Swap #71.

mersaydees December 17, 2012

Within the next couple of weeks I'll be hosting one of several monthly groups & I made these up as a test-run for that event! I needn't have been concerned about testing them ~ They're GREAT little treats that will be a wonderful enhancement to my finger food counter! Served as a side dish this 1st time around, though! Definitely a keeper of a recipe! [Made & reviewed for one of my adopted chefs in the current Pick A Chef event]

Sydney Mike April 14, 2010

What a treat these were! I prepared this dish as a "make-ahead" appetizer, putting everything together early in the day and then placing it in the fridge. Just before dinner, I popped the potatoes in the oven and they came out perfectly. I sauteed the garlic for 2 minutes to make the garlic taste a little sweeter, and added it to the yogurt mixture when it had cooled a bit. I also sprinkled the potatoes with a little salt when they came out of the oven. These were really delicious and enjoyed by all.

TasteTester March 27, 2010