Baked Potatoes with Topping
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 6 large baking potatoes
- 1/3 cup butter, softened
- 6 green onions, sliced
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons crumbled cooked bacon
- 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 20-23 minutes or until tender, turning once.
- Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the butter, onions, mayonnaise and bacon; set aside. Cut an X in the top of each potato; fluff pulp with a fork. Top each with 3 tablespoons of butter mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 560 calories, 26g fat (14g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 422mg sodium, 69g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 6g fiber), 15g protein.
Jun 11, 2016
These potatoes are fantastic! My daughters always want these to compliment their birthday dinners.
Nov 20, 2013
I did the potatoes in the oven, too. Love this!!
Aug 19, 2012
Excellent recipe, I did bake the potatoes in the oven though because they always shrivel little in the microwave.
May 7, 2009
After microwaving potatoes, cut in half, scoop out pulp leaving a thin layer. Mash the pulp with marg. and milk, whipping until smooth. Spoon back in potatoe halves. Then top each potato with 3 tbsp. of butter mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.