Linda's Potato Skins Recipe
6 medium baking potatoes
3/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
1/3 cup butter
6 slice bacon, fried and crumbled
1/3 cup green onion, thinly sliced
1 salt & pepper
1/3 cup milk | you can add these ingredient, s to the
1/4 cup butter | mashed potato centers for, mashed
Salt & Pepper | potatoes, if desired. *-*-*
Scrubb potatoes, dry, then pierce with fork several times. Arrange on
a baking sheet and bake in 375 degree oven for about 1 hour or until
tender. Let stand until cook enough to handle. Cut potatoes in half
lengthwise and scoop out centers, leaving 1/8" potato in shell.
Cover. Chill shells up to 2 days until ready to use for the skins.
If desired, add the 1/3 cup milk, 1/4 cup butter, salt & pepper to use
potato centers as mashed potatoes.
When ready to prepare skins, melt the 1/3 cup butter. Brush shells
with the butter, inside and out. Place, cut side up, on baking
sheet. Bake in a 500 degree oven for 20 minutes or until brown and
Distribute some bacon, onion, and cheese in each shell. Bake just
until cheese melts. Serve hot. If the potatoes are large, you may
want to cut in half crosswise before serving.
You may want to double this recipe if you are serving several people,
especially if they are hungry!
From: Linda Rehberg, courtesy Debbie Carlson - Cooking Echo Serves: 6
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