Garlic Potato Skins

Recipe by Charmie777
READY IN: 45mins




  • Preheat oven to 375º.
  • Pierce potatoes all over with a fork.
  • Bake on rack in oven until tender, about 55 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  • Meanwhile, put the garlic and olive oil in a small saucepan and place over medium heat.
  • Cook until garlic sizzles, about 2 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat and cook until the garlic is tender, about 10 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  • Raise the oven to 500º.
  • Halve the potatoes lengthwise and gently scoop out the flesh, leaving about 1/4 inch of the flesh attached. Reserve the insides for another recipe.
  • Cut the potato halves in half lengthwise and transfer them to a baking sheet.
  • Brush with garlic oil on all sides.
  • Arrange skin-side up and bake for 7 minutes.
  • Turn over, top with shredded cheese, if desired, and bake 8 more minutes.
  • Immediately season with kosher salt.
  • Top with desired toppings.