Grilled Potato Skins

Baked potato skins with bacon and sour cream, close-up
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 19 mins
Total: 29 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
430 Calories
19g Fat
52g Carbs
14g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 430
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 25%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 569mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 52g 19%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 23mg 115%
Calcium 197mg 15%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 1345mg 29%
*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 dried rosemary

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

  • 8 medium Yukon gold potatoes (or 8 small russet potatoes)

  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

  • 1/2 cup 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 to medium heat. Combine rosemary, butter, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.

  3. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise.

  4. Place potatoes in microwave for 6 to 7 minutes. (You might need to do this in batches.) Hollow out center of each half, reserve potato interior for another use.

  5. Brush potato skins with butter mixture.

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

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

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

Recipe Variation

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