Delicious Cheesy Bacon and Green Onion Potato Skins

READY IN: 1hr 55mins




  • Set oven to 400°F.
  • Wash the outside of the potatoes, then dry very well.
  • Place on a baking sheet.
  • Bake for about 1 hour, or until the potatoes are tender (cooking time will vary depending on the size of potatoes).
  • Cool until able to handle.
  • Keep the oven heat to 400°F.
  • Slice the potatoes in half lengthwise.
  • Scoop out the pulp leaving about 1/2-inch thick layer of the cooked potato on the skins.
  • Oil a large baking sheet.
  • Place the skins on the baking sheet (skin side down, pulp side facing upwards).
  • Sprinkle the inside with salt and pepper and grated Parmesan cheese (if using).
  • In a bowl combine the shredded cheese, chopped bacon, parsley and cayenne pepper; mix to combine.
  • Evenly divide the cheese mixture over top of the skins.
  • At this point you can cover tightly with plastic wrap refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes, or until the skins are crisp and the cheese melts.
  • Transfer the skins to a platter and sprinkle with finely chopped green onions.
  • Serve with sour cream and/or barbecue sauce.