Double-Baked Potatoes With Mushrooms and Cheese

Recipe by lazyme
READY IN: 1hr 45mins




  • Preheat oven to 375°F
  • Pierce each potato in several places with fork.
  • Place all potatoes directly on oven rack and bake until tender, about 1 hour.
  • Meanwhile, melt 1 tablespoon butter in heavy large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add mushrooms; sauté until beginning to brown, stirring frequently, about 7 minutes.
  • Add green onions; stir until wilted, about 1 minute. Set aside.
  • Using oven mitts as aid, cut each potato lengthwise in half.
  • Scoop cooked potato flesh into large bowl, leaving skin intact.
  • Add cream cheese, sour cream, and remaining 4 tablespoons butter and mash well.
  • Mix in mushroom mixture and 1/2 cup cheddar cheese.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Mound mashed potatoes in potato skins.
  • Sprinkle each half with 1 tablespoon cheese.
  • Place on baking sheet.
  • (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)
  • Preheat oven to 375°F
  • Bake potatoes until heated through and cheese melts, about 25 minutes, or 35 minutes if potatoes have been refrigerated.