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loaded potato skillet

a recipe by
Nicole P.
Hull, QC

a great recipe made in a skillet and baked!! Very good!

serves about 4
method Bake

Ingredients For loaded potato skillet

  • 2
    large russet potatoes
  • 1 c
    shredded cheese
  • 1/4 c
    chopped bacon (i bake bacon in the oven and then chop it but you can use the commercial one also!)
  • salt and pepper
  • vegetable oil (i prefer and use olive oil)
  • chopped parsley (optional)

How To Make loaded potato skillet

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 425F
  • 2
    Using a mandoline or a very sharp knife, slice potatoes into thin chips. Pat slices dry with a paper towel. In a large bowl toss potatoes with 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil. Lay out in a single layer on a cookie sheet (may need 2 cookie sheets).
  • 3
    Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for 10-14 minutes. Checking on them close to 10 minutes, don't let them burn. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack.
  • 4
    In two single serve cast-iron skillets, (or 1 large one), begin with one layer of baked potato chips. Sprinkle with cheese and bacon bits. Add another layer of chips. Sprinkle with cheese and bacon bits.
  • 5
    Add another layer of chips and sprinkle with the last layer of cheese and bacon bits. Place the cast-iron skillets into the 450F oven for about 5-6 minutes or until the cheese melts. Remove from oven. Careful, skillets will be very, very hot. Sprinkle with chopped parsley.