Nacho Potato Skins

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Derf2440

Great appy!! from Better homes and gardens. Haven't tried yet, let me know how they turn out.

Top Review by angelina ballerina

These were really good. I put red peppers and scallions on top and served with salsa and sour cream. I also left out the seasoning salt, as it is full of MSG. A tip: use a knife to cut out the middle rather than a spoon. The first one I did I used a spoon and it fell apart.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Scrub potatoes, pat dry, rub with cooking oil, shortening, butter or margarine, prick potatoes with a fork.
  3. Bake for 40 to 60 minutes or till tender.
  4. (or microwave on high for 15 to 20 minutes till tender) Cut potatoes lengthwise into quarters.
  5. Scoop out the pulp, leaving 1/4 inch thick shells.
  6. Reserve the pulp for mashed potatoes or another use.
  7. Brush both sides of the potato pieces with the 1/4 cup butter or margarine.
  8. Sprinkle the insides with seasoned salt and ground red pepper.
  9. Place potato pieces, skin sides up, on the unheated rack of a broiler pan.
  10. Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat for 3 minutes.
  11. Turn potato pieces skin side down.
  12. Sprinkle with shredded cheese.
  13. Broil 2 minutes more.
  14. Arrange the potato pieces on a heated serving platter.
  15. Serve with desired toppers.
  16. To make ahead, bake, scoop, and season the potatoes, place in a covered container and regrigerate up to 2 days.

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