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Savory Potato Skins

 Savory Potato Skins
"For a simple hot snack that really hits the spot on a cool fall evening, put together a plate of these crisp potato skins," recommends Torrington, Connecticut field editor Andrea Holcomb.
16 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 4 large baking potatoes, baked
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Sour cream and chives, optional


  • Cut potatoes in half lengthwise; scoop out pulp, leaving a 1/4-in.
  • thick shell. (Save pulp for another use.) Cut shells lengthwise into
  • quarters and place on greased baking sheet. Brush insides with
  • butter. Combine salt, garlic powder and paprika; sprinkle over the
  • skins. Broil until golden brown, 5-8 minutes. If desired, combine
  • sour cream and chives and serve with potato skins. Yield: 32
  • appetizers.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 93 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 175 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.