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Grilled Potato Skins Recipe

Grilled Potato Skins Recipe

It's easy to love these delicious appetizers. They're nice to serve outside when you invite friends over for a grilled meal. They remind me of the potato skins I have had in restaurants—only better! —Mitzi Sentiff, Annapolis, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 large baking potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • Sour cream


  • 1. Cut each potato lengthwise into four wedges. Cut away the white portion, leaving 1/4 in. on the potato skins. Place skins on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 8-10 minutes or until tender. Combine the butter, rosemary, salt and pepper; brush over both sides of potato skins.
  • 2. Grill potatoes, skin side up, uncovered, over direct medium heat for 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned. Turn potatoes and position over indirect heat; grill 2 minutes longer. Top with cheese. Cover and grill 2-3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with bacon and onions. Serve with sour cream. Yield: 8 appetizers.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 327 calories, 16g fat (10g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 611mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 12g protein.

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lorstout User ID: 2537668 91863
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2014

"Delicious! I made them for a family gathering and everyone loved them. Definitely worth the effort."

BoosBug User ID: 7052546 132358
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2014

"Ok these were AMAZING. Followed recipe exactly. The butter mix was a nice addition with seasoning :)"

Rhobley User ID: 6886640 78982
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2014

"I make oven fries all the time, I do them 425 oven toss with olive oil, seasoning, salt and pepper for about 40 to 45 mins then finish with the chesse"

Grandmasgirl User ID: 1234024 68048
Reviewed Jun. 15, 2014

"Could these be baked ? If so what temp & for how long is your guess ? They look great"

wasoongu User ID: 1077273 52470
Reviewed Jun. 12, 2014

"Everybody gobbled these up. Delicious! I grilled them in a vegetable basket."

Xena7751 User ID: 5742608 57190
Reviewed May. 26, 2014

"Very easy and delicious. Keeper recipe!"

Colnight User ID: 41759 91961
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2012

"This was delicious, very easy to make. Will absolutely make this over and over again."

samfromoz User ID: 5892151 61195
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2012

"My family and friends love this recipe! It's so easy but they are always impressed like it was hard."

JMartinelli13 User ID: 92779 57189
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2010

"Great recipe! Crispy potato, melty cheese and yummy bacon, can't go wrong there!"

MPerfection User ID: 4367514 61193
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2010

"I loved em. Very easy."

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