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Savory Potato Skins Recipe

Savory Potato Skins Recipe

"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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 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


  • 1. 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.