How to make it

  • wash potatoes
  • pat completely dry
  • rub skin with olive oil
  • Bake uncovered ( no foil ) from 350-400F about 1 hour or tested done when top pricked with a fork
  • When warm enough to handle hollow out :
  • scoop out potato, leaving at least 1/4 inch or some potato left on the sides and bottom so skin remains intact
  • Now to the scooped out potato:
  • mash and add in the cream cheese, sour cream and butter to taste.
  • Add enough milk to loosen mixture if needed to desired texture
  • season liberally to taste.
  • Stuff mixture into potato shells
  • Now here are variations of preparation:
  • Either top with the green onions, cooked chopped bacon and cover with cheese
  • Bake additional 15 minutes at 350F
  • OR simply mix in "some " of the green onion, bacon and shredded cheese and top with remainder of bacon, onion and cheese and bake the additional 15 minutes.
  • Note: other variations: other cheeses, crumbled cooked sausage, sauteed mushrooms, chopped cooked brocolli, caramelized onions,

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  • mommyluvs2cook 5 years ago
    Oh man, this sounds delicious Midgelet!!
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  • elgourmand2 5 years ago
    Nicely done. Excellent side dish or snack. Thanks. RJ
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