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Twice baked potatoes
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Twice Baked Potatoes Recipe

Take baked potatoes to the next level. Twice baked potatoes add tons of flavor and texture to this go-to side dish. Great with everything!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: potatoes, stuffed, twice-baked
Servings: 4
Calories: 425kcal


  • 2 Russet potatoes Large
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese shredded
  • 4 slices Bacon cooked and chopped fine
  • 1/2 cup Sour cream
  • 2 tbsp Butter melted
  • 1 clove Garlic chopped fine
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper freshly ground
  • 2 Green onion whites finely chopped, green part cut for garnish
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil to coat potatoes


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Scrub potatoes clean and prick with fork to allow steam to escape during baking
  • Bake potatoes for one hour (up to one hour and 30 minutes) or until a butter knife can easily pierce through the potato.
  • Cook bacon in skillet and set aside
  • Discard all but 1 tbsp of bacon fat
  • Add white part of green onions to bacon fat, cook until translucent.
  • Add garlic to skillet, cooking for 1 minute. Do not burn
  • Remove from heat and transfer onion and garlic mixture to small bowl
  • Chop bacon into small bits and pieces. Reserving some for garnish.
  • Remove potatoes from oven when done
  • Cut potatoes in half lengthwise
  • Scoop out flesh of potatoes into mixing bowl leaving 1/4 inch around shell of potato
  • Mash potatoes until nice and fluffy
  • Add the melted butter and the onion-garlic bacon fat mixture to the mixing bowl
  • Add the bacon, the sour cream, and the parmesan and cheddar cheeses. Reserve a few sprinkles of the bacon and cheeses for later.
  • Mix together until well combined. Spoon the mixture back into the potato shells evenly
  • Sprinkle remaining cheeses and bacon over the potatoes and return to the oven
  • Continue to bake until heated throughout, approximately 15 minutes and remove from the oven
  • Garnish with sliced green onion and serve


Calories: 425kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 855mg | Potassium: 581mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 803IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 407mg | Iron: 1mg