Killer Potato Boats

Sam & Kaye Allen


This Killer Potato Boats recipe is one of my original recipes. The first time my wife tasted this recipe, she said, "Theses are killer potatoes." The dish I used looks like a boat.From then on she would ask me to make my Killer Potato Boats.I think using the Kraft Mexican 4 cheese makes the recipe. I would not use any other cheese. I hope you enjoy this recipe. I know your family and friends will, Sam


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2 people
45 Min
30 Min


  • 2 large
    russet potatoes
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 2/3 c
    sour cream
  • 1/2 c
  • 4 stalk(s)
    green onion, sliced small pieces
  • 1 1/2 c
    kraft mexican 4 cheese
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Killer Potato Boats


  1. Preheat oven 425 bake or 415 convection bake.
  2. This recipe starts with what I call "Foolproof" boiled potatoes. I use this method for stewed potatoes, potato salad & any other dish that requires boiled potatoes.

    Peel russet potatoes. Cut each potato down the middle and cut each half in 1/2" pieces. Place the pieces in a 3 quart pot and cover with COLD salted water. Place UNCOVERED pot with potatoes and cold water on burner and turn burner on high. Set a timer for 20 minutes. In 20 minutes strain the water out of the pot. There is no need to test with a fork. This method works every time.
  3. Place butter in pot with hot potatoes. Add salt & pepper. Wait until butter is melted. Use hand mixer on low peed to mix potatoes and butter. Add sour cream and mix with hand mixer. Add a little bit of milk and mix with hand mixer until the potatoes are smooth but not runny.
  4. Use a spoon to add green onions and 1/2 cup cheese. I like to use small casserole dishes that look like a boat. Spray each dish with a butter spray. Spoon mixture in each dish. Cover each dish with 1/2 cup cheese and sprinkle paprika on top of each dish. Make sure each dish is completely covered with cheese. Use extra cheese if needed.
  5. Place dishes on cookie sheet on center rack in a 425 oven for 35-40 minutes or until cheese is golden brown. I bake mine in a 415 convection oven for 25 minutes. Be sure and use the center rack position.
  6. This dish is super hot. I use a 12" Oneida cutting board to serve this dish. Enjoy, Sam

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About Killer Potato Boats

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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