Amazing Twice Baked Potatoes

Samantha Jolin

By
@samanthajolin

I took a variation of how my mother in law made these, and made it my own.. husband looooves them as well as my kids!! and it's always a hit at gatherings!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 9 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Bake

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
These yummy little potatoes are savory and oh-so creamy... It's no wonder they're always a hit!

Ingredients

6
potatoes, bakers
1/2
yellow bell pepper
1/2
green bell pepper
1/2
red bell pepper
1
red onion
1/2 c
ham
1/2 c
bacon, cooked
1/4 c
milk, 1%
5 Tbsp
margarine
5 Tbsp
olive oil, light
1 lb
cheddar cheese, shredded
2 Tbsp
garlic pepper
1 1/2 c
sour cream

Step-By-Step

1pre heat oven to 350 degrees wash potatoes, poke holes with fork, bake for about 2 1/2 hours

2while those are baking dice up the onion, peppers, ham, and bacon

3sautee the onions, and peppers and garlic pepper in the olive oil until tender. remove from heat

4mix the crumbled bacon, and diced ham with the onion mixture, sautee for about 5 minutes.

5drain oil from mixture.

6when potatoes are tender when stabbed with a fork, remove from oven, cut in half, length wise, and allow about 10 minutes to cool

7when potatoes are cooled, scoop out the inside with a spoon being careful not to break the skin. save the shells on a foil lined cook sheet

8put the scooped out potato into a bowl, mash with margarine, milk, sour cream and half the cheddae cheese

9when done mashing to your desired chunkiness, or smoothness, add in the bacon, ham, onion mixture. mix well

10begin scooping mixture back into shells fill them as full as you can they can be over flowing

11cover the potatoes with remaining cheese. bake for about 15 minutes at 350.

12Let cool about 10 minutes before serving..

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #cheese, #ham, #PEPPERS, #bacon