Potato Skins with Cheese & Bacon Recipe



  • 4 medium sized unpeeled baking potatoes — (2 pounds)
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 4 slices turkey bacon
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese — (3 ounces)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives
  • 1/4 cup nonfat sour cream alternative
  1. Bake potatoes at 425º for 1 hour or until done. Cool slightly.
  2. Cut each potato in half lengthwise; scoop out pulp, leaving a 1/4-inch-thick shell. Reserve pulp for another use.
  3. Place potato shells on a baking sheet. Spray inside of shells with cooking spray. Bake at 425º for 8 minutes or until shells are crisp; set aside.
  4. Cook bacon in microwave according to package directions; cool slightly. Chop into small pieces; set aside.
  5. Divide cheese evenly among potato shells. Bake at 425º for 5 minutes or until cheese melts.NOTES : Sprinkle evenly with bacon and chives. Serve with sour cream alternative.

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