Twice Baked Potatoes

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Beth Pierce

By
@smalltownwoman

These easy Twice Baked Potatoes are the perfect side for steak, pork, fish and chicken. They are quick to come together and can be prepared in advance.

Rating:

★☆☆☆☆ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 4
    russet potatoes
  • 1/3 c
    sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2/3 c
    monterey jack shredded
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar shredded (reserve 1/3 cup for the tops)
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 2
    slices crispy cooked bacon chopped
  • 1
    scallion sliced thin
  • ·
    chopped chives (optional)

How to Make Twice Baked Potatoes

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Bake potatoes for 45-60 minutes or until soft to the touch when gently squeezed. Remove from oven and allow to cool enough to handle them.
  2. In a large bowl add the sour cream, butter, Monterey Jack, 2/3 cup cheddar cheese, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper. Cut 1/4 inch off the top of the potato creating a opening to gently scoop out the cooked potato leaving 1/3 inch shell all the way around. Add the potatoes to the bowl with the other ingredients and using a hand held mixer blend until smooth. The amount of milk may vary slightly so add a little at a time until the mixture is creamy.
  3. Scoop the mixed potatoes back into the shells. Top with a sprinkle of cheddar cheese. Bake at 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven and top with bacon, scallions and chives.

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