Grilled Potato Skins

Baked potato skins with bacon and sour cream, close-up
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  • Total: 29 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 19 mins
  • Servings: 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
374 Calories
26g Fat
13g Carbs
23g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 374
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 14g 71%
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 731mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 23g
Calcium 324mg 25%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a quick and easy recipe for grilled potato skins. This dish is perfect for summer barbecues or Super Bowl parties. Serve with either a ranch or blue cheese dipping sauce


  • 1 teaspoon/5 ml dried rosemary
  • 3 tablespoons/45 ml butter
  • 1 teaspoon/5 ml of salt
  • 1 teaspoon/5 ml black pepper
  • 8 medium Yukon gold (or 8 small russet potatoes, cut in half lengthwise)
  • 1 cup/240 ml cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 1/2 cup/120 ml sour cream
  • 1 small onion (finely diced)
  • 4 to 5 slices cooked bacon (crumbled)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat grill for medium heat.

  3. Combine rosemary, butter, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.

  4. Cut potatoes in half. Hollow out the center of each half.

  5. Place potatoes in the microwave for 6 to 7 minutes. You might need to do this in batches so the potatoes cook faster.

  6. Remove and brush potatoes with butter mixture.

  7. Place potatoes on grill rack skin side up. Grill for 5 minutes, turn, and grill for 3 minutes.

  8. Add cheese to wedges and cook for an additional 2 to 3 minutes.

  9. Remove from grill, and top off with crumbled bacon, onion, and sour cream.

  10. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Variation

  • These are simply delicious with the added burst of flavor from a ranch or blue cheese dipping sauce!