Twice-Baked Potatoes (Microwave)

READY IN: 1hr 17mins
PaulaG
Recipe by HELEN PEAGRAM_40951

Twice Baked Potatoes (Microwave)

Top Review by Sedsibi2985

The only thing I did differently was to finish the potatoes in the oven. It only take about 10 minutes for the second baking and it makes them almost as good as using the oven the whole time.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pierce well-scrubbed potatoes twice.
  2. Place 1 inch apart on paper towel in microwave oven.
  3. Microwave at HIGH 10-1/2 to 12-1/2 minutes, or until just softened, rearranging and turning over after half the cooking time.
  4. Let stand, covered with a bowl, for 5 minutes.
  5. Place bacon on paper towel lined plate. Cover with paper towel.
  6. Microwave at HIGH 5 to 6 minutes, or until crisp.
  7. Drain bacon on paper towel; crumble.
  8. Place butter and green onion in 2 quart casserole; cover.
  9. Microwave at HIGH 1-1/2 to 2 minutes, or until butter is melted and onion is tender.
  10. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise.
  11. Scoop out center; place in casserole with onion-butter and bacon.
  12. Add milk, salt and pepper; mash until fluffy.
  13. Spoon into potato shells.
  14. Arrange on paper towel-lined microwaveable baking sheet.
  15. Sprinkle with paprika.
  16. Microwave at HIGH 3 to 7 minutes, or until heated, rotating 1/2 turn.
  17. Garnish with additional chopped green onion, if desired.

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