Loaded Red Potato Skins

Total Time
1hr 10mins
10 mins
1 hr

These are great as an appetizer or cut the recipe in half to serve as a side dish for a dinner serving about 4-6 guests. Serve with sour cream on the side. Cooking time includes cooking of bacon.

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Place potatoes on a large baking sheet and bake for 35-40 minutes or until tender; cool to touch.
  3. Cut each potato in half, then cut a thin slice from the bottom of each potato.
  4. With a small spoon or a melon ball scooper, scoop out potato pulp, leaving about a 1/4 inch shell.
  5. Set shells aside and reserve pulp.
  6. In a medium bowl, lightly mash the pulp; stir in remaining ingredients.
  7. Spoon the filling into the shells.
  8. Place back onto baking sheet and broil for 3 minutes or until golden and heated through.