Russet Potato Recipes: Crispy Russet Potato Skins

Crispy Russet Potato Skins

Prep15 minutes
Cook45 minutes
Courses & Occasions Appetizers & Snacks, Holidays & Entertaining
Quick & Easy 7 Ingredients or Less
Ways to Cook Oven
Potato Product Russet Potato
Enjoy Them Baked


  • 1 ½ lbs. Farmer's Promise Russet potatoes, scrubbed and halved lengthwise
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 c. shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 ½ tsp. steak seasoning
  • 2 tbsp. fresh minced parsley or green onions


  • Preheat oven to 450-degrees.
  • Drizzle baking sheet with olive oil; place potatoes cut side down on baking sheet. 
  • Bake for 25minutes, brush with remaining oil, bake an additional 5-10 minutes or until tender.
  • Using a small dinner spoon, scoop flesh from each half into a medium bowl, leaving a1/4-inch thickness of flesh in each shell. Arrange shells on a baking sheet, cut side up. Bake an additional 10 minutes. Use the flesh for another use.
  • Sprinkle cheese, bacon, seasonings into shells. Bake for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with parsley.

Recipe Tips

This recipe can be made ahead and heated 10-15 minutes before serving.
Serve with sour cream for dipping.
Top potato skins with other toppings such as: caramelized onions, bacon, bleu cheese and chives.
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