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.
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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.