Stuffed baked potatoes are a filling and tasty dinner suitable for any occasion. They are flexible alternatives that can be filled with various ingredients and flavors to fit your tastes. Stuffed baked potatoes are a fantastic alternative for a warm supper or a crowd-pleasing side dish. This post will discuss how to bake a potato with various tasty and creative fillings.
- 4 large baking potatoes
- 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
- The taste of salt or pepper
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 4 slices of cooked Bacon, crumbled
- 1/4 cup chopped chives
- 1/4 cup chopped parsley
- Preheat your oven to 400degF. Scrub potatoes with running water. Remove excess water by using a paper towel.
- Use a fork and prick the potato to let the steam escape. Rub the potato with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt.
- Place the potatoes straight on the oven rack. Bake them for about 50-60 minutes until the potatoes are soft when pierced. Remove from oven and let potatoes cool for a few minutes.
- Each potato should have a thin cut off the top. Scoop some of its flesh out, leaving 1/4-inch around the perimeter. Keep the potato flesh in an airtight bowl.
- Mix the shredded cheddar, sour cream bacon, chives, parsley, and reserved potato flesh. Salt and pepper the dish to taste.
- Fill the potato shells, slightly mounding the mixture with cheese and potatoes.
- Return to the oven the stuffed potato and bake it for another 10-15 mins, or until all the cheese has melted.
- The stuffed baked potatoes are served hot and garnished as desired with additional parsley or chives.
- Broccoli with Cheddar: Stuffed Baked Potatoes – Steam broccoli florets for a few minutes until they are tender. Mix in shredded cheddar, sour cream, and cheese. Stuff the potato skins with the broccoli mixture and bake them according to the directions.
- Mexican Stuffed Baked potatoes: Mix the cooked ground meat, diced tomatoes (diced), shredded cheddar, and taco Flavoring into the reserved flesh of potatoes. Fill the potato shells with the mixture, then bake according to the directions. Serve with sour cream or salsa.
- Baked potatoes with Feta, Spinach, and Garlic: Sauté chopped garlic and spinach until wilted. Mix crumbled cheese, sour cream, potato flesh, and feta. Bake as directed. Stuff the potato skins with the spinach-feta mixture.
- Chili and Cheese Stuffed potatoes: Combine your favorite chili with cheddar cheese and reserved potato flesh. Stuff the shells with chili and cheese mixture. Bake as directed.
- Be sure to prick your potatoes with a skewer before baking. This allows steam to escape and will help prevent them from exploding.
- Remove the flesh of the potato using a spoon. Be sure not to damage the skin.
- If you overfill your potato shells when filling them, they might fall apart.
- Experimenting with different fillings or seasonings will allow you to find the perfect combination.
- Storing leftover stuffed potatoes in the refrigerator can last up to 3days. They can then be heated in an oven or microwave.
A stuffed baked potato is a tasty, satisfying meal. It can be tailored with a variety of fillings. Prepared with some creativity and a small amount of prep work, you can easily make stuffed roasted potatoes that will impress your family. A stuffed baked potato is a great option for all occasions, whether classic cheese and Bacon or something more adventurous such as broccoli with feta. Try out different recipes and combinations to find your favorite. This classic comfort food is sure to warm you up.