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13 Ways to Boost Your Baked Potato Game

Turn this traditional side dish into the main event by adding some special (and creative) toppings. These fun, tasty, trendy baked potatoes go way beyond sour cream and chives!

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Very Veggie Baked Potatoes

Take a break from meat-heavy dishes with this light and refreshing vegetable stuffed baked potato. You’ll love the way the squash, zucchini, eggplant, and leeks freshen up a baked potato!
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Cheesy Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Cheesy Stuffed Baked Potatoes

You can’t go wrong with the simplicity of a cheesy stuffed baked potato. You can use any cheese you like, but we think cheddar cheese makes best ooey, gooey, melted cheese for these special potatoes.
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Cheddar & Spinach Twice-Baked Potatoes

These baked potatoes remind us of our favorite spinach artichoke dip, just stuffed inside a potato! It’s a hearty way to sneak a few vegetables into your family’s diet.
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Tuna-Stuffed Baked Potatoes

This is a super easy way to fancy-up a baked potato. If you want to go one step further and make them really special, swap in crab meat for the tuna fish. Talk about a special occasion potato!
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vegan Mexican baked potatoesFeasting at Home

Vegan Mexican Baked Potatoes

These baked potatoes are so full flavored, you’d never guess they’re vegan! Feasting at Home masterfully weaves together refried beans, avocados, and vegan cilantro crema to create a healthy (and filling) loaded baked potato.

Get the recipe here.

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Pepperoni Stuffed Baked Potatoes

If you’re in the mood for pizza but don’t feel like spending the dough on take-out, Budget Bytes has the recipe for you! This recipe will satisfy your cravings for a creative stuffed potato without breaking the bank.

Get the recipe here.

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cheesy broccoli stuffed potatoesLife Made Simple

Cheesy Broccoli Stuffed Potatoes

This recipe from Life Made Simple combines everything we love about broccoli cheese soup with the comfort of a baked potato. It’s simple and delicious. After all, everything tastes better when it’s topped with cheese sauce!

Get the recipe here.

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guacamole stuffed sweet potatoesRunning on Real Food

Guacamole Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Black Beans

Change up your baked potato game by swapping in superfood sweet potatoes! This recipe from Running on Real Food perfectly balances out the sweet flavors by topping them with savory black beans and creamy guacamole. Yum!

Get the recipe here.

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Pizza Stuffed Baked PotatoesCarrie's Experimental Kitchen

Pizza Stuffed Baked Potatoes

These pizza stuffed baked potatoes from Carrie’s Experimental Kitchen couldn’t be easier to make. Simply load up a baked potato with your favorite marinara sauce and top them with shredded mozzarella. Fancy ’em up if you like, but I’m loving the cheese pizza vibe!

Get the recipe here.

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Chili-Topped Baked PotatoesPip And Ebby

Chili-Topped Baked Potatoes

I absolutely love this chili-topped baked potato recipe from Pip And Ebby. You can use any chili you have on-hand, even leftover chili mac! Finish them off with sour cream, cheese, and chives for a magical experience.

Get the recipe here.

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mediterranean loaded baked potato The Mediterranean Dish

Mediterranean Loaded Baked Potatoes

Enjoy the healthy flavors of the Mediterranean diet with this fun baked potato recipe. The Mediterranean Dish loads their potatoes with salty feta, creamy Tzatziki sauce, briney olives, and juicy tomatoes. The result creates a perfect lunch or dinner when you want leave the table feeling light.

Get the recipe here.

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roasted sweet potatoes stuffed with quinoa and spinachGreen Valley Kitchen

Roasted Sweet Potatoes Stuffed with Quinoa and Spinach

What’s the best way to enjoy superfood sweet potatoes? Load them up with more superfoods! The Green Valley Kitchen created a healthy and filling meal by stuffing baked sweet potatoes with protein-rich quinoa, nutrient-dense spinach, sweet cranberries, crunchy pecans, and salty feta.

Get the recipe here.

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Healthy Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sweet PotatoesWell Plated

Healthy Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potatoes

All the flavors of a chicken wing without having to heat up the deep fryer? Sign me up! Erin Clarke of Well Plated hit this one out of the park with her

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Lindsay D. Mattison
After years of working in professional kitchens, Lindsay traded her knives in for the pen. While she spends most of her time writing these days, she still exercises her culinary muscles on the regular, taking any opportunity to turn local, seasonal ingredients into beautiful meals for her family.