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Mini Potato Skins

Make these mini potato skins with stuffed red potatoes. These little red potato skins are loaded potato bites topped with bacon, cheddar, sour cream, and green onions.

mini potato skins, stuffed red potatoes

 
These little red potato skins are little mouthfuls of total goodness.  Each one of these loaded potato bites has all the great tastes of a twice-baked potato in one little “popper”.
 
 
red potato skins, loaded potato bites
 
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We made stuffed red potatoes and topped them with all the fixings you and your family will love.  Serve these red potato skins at parties, or even as a side dish.   They are so worth the little extra work.  
 
 

Loaded Potato Bites Ingredients: 

 

loaded potato bites

  • 20 Small Red potatoes
  • ½  cup real bacon bits
  • ¾  cup Cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Sour cream, (optional)
  • Green onions (optional)

 

How to make stuffed red potatoes:

Scroll down for the printable recipe
 

 

Preheat oven to 400°F.   Scrub all the potatoes with a potato brush under running water.   Then fill a large pot with water and bring it to a boil, add the potatoes and boil until they are fork-tender.   Cut each of the red potatoes in half and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. 

 

red potato skins

 

Use a small spoon to scoop out the inside of each potato half.  Place the scooped out meat of the potatoes in a medium bowl. 

 

 

Add the cheddar cheese, bacon bits & butter to the bowl with the meat of the potato insides.  Mix well breaking up the chunks. 

 

stuffed red potatoes

 

Scoop the potato mixture into the potato halves and then place them back on the baking sheet.

 

stuffed red potatoes

 

Place the baking sheet with the stuffed red potatoes in the oven and bake for 10 minutes.

 

loaded potato bites

 

Remove from oven and top with remaining ¼ cup of shredded cheese.  Serve these mini potato skins with a dollop of sour cream and sprinkle with chopped green onions. 

 

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Print Recipe
5 from 4 votes

Mini Potato Skins

Make these mini potato skins with stuffed red potatoes. These little red potato skins are loaded potato bites topped with bacon, cheddar, sour cream, and green onions.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: loaded potato bites, mini potato skins, red potato skins, stuffed red potatoes
Servings: 10
Calories: 363kcal

Equipment

  • Baking Sheet

Ingredients

  • 20 Small Red potatoes
  • ½ cup real bacon bits
  • ¾ cup Cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Sour cream (optional)
  • Green onions optional

Instructions

  • -Preheat oven to 400°F. Scrub the potatoes with a potato brush under running water.
  • Fill a large pot with water and bring it to a boil, add the potatoes and boil until they are fork-tender about 15 minutes
  • Cut each of the red potatoes in half and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. 
  • Use a small spoon to scoop out the inside of each potato half.  Place the scooped out meat of the potatoes in a medium bowl. 
  • Add the cheddar cheese, bacon bits & butter to the bowl with the meat of the potato insides.  Mix well breaking up the chunks.
  • Scoop the potato mixture into the potato halves and then place them back on the baking sheet.
  • Place the baking sheet with the stuffed red potatoes in the oven and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and top with remaining ¼ cup of shredded cheese.
  •  Serve these mini potato skins with a dollop of sour cream and sprinkle with chopped green onions. 

Nutrition

Calories: 363kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 309mg | Potassium: 1947mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 3mg


 

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Katherine

Friday 6th of February 2015

I love all of these yummy bites sized goodies. Hugs!

Dan

Thursday 29th of January 2015

Love all of these game-day treats!

Jenny

Thursday 29th of January 2015

I want to eat everything on this page Evelyn!