Grilled Potato Skins

Baked potato skins with bacon and sour cream, close-up
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  • 29 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 19 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6 as an appetizer
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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. 

What You'll Need

  • 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)
  • 4-5 slices cooked bacon (crumbled)
  • 3 tablespoons/45 mL butter
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL salt
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill for medium heat.
  2. Combine rosemary, butter, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  3. Cut potatoes in half. Hollow out the center of each half. Place potatoes in the microwave for 6-7 minutes. You might need to do this in batches so the potatoes cook faster.
  4. Remove and brush potatoes with butter mixture.
  5. Place potatoes on grill rack skin side up. Grill for 5 minutes, turn, and grill for 3 minutes.
  1. Add cheese to wedges and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  2. Remove from grill, and top off with crumbled bacon, onion, and sour cream.

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

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 374
Total Fat 26 g
Saturated Fat 14 g
Unsaturated Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 100 mg
Sodium 731 mg
Carbohydrates 13 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 23 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)