How To Make Blue Cheese Twice Baked Potatoes
Tender bites of soft potatoes, robust blue cheese, and rich butter makes up these flavorful and cheesy twice baked potatoes dish!
- 4medium baking potatoes
- ½cupsour cream,low-fat
- ¼cupblue cheese,crumbled, or more to taste
- ¼cupmilk,or buttermilk
- 4tbspreal butter,cut into chunks
- freshly-ground black pepper
- ½tspgarlic powder
- 8slicesbacon,or turkey bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
- cheddar cheese,grated
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Wash and dry the potatoes. Rub them lightly with a bit of shortening or vegetable oil and place directly on oven rack, or a cookie sheet.
Bake for 1 hour or until the potatoes are done.
Remove the potatoes and let cool just a bit. Cut an opening on the top and hollow out each potato, or cut each potato in half to make 8 servings.
Scoop out the insides and place in a bowl. Mash, and add the butter, sour cream, bleu cheese, milk, salt, pepper, and garlic. Beat with a hand mixer or stir with a wooden spoon until fluffy.
Carefully spoon mixture back into potato shells. Place in a baking dish.
Return to hot oven and bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Remove and sprinkle bacon and cheddar cheese over each potato.
Bake for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
Serve warm, and enjoy!
- Calories: 305.18kcal
- Fat: 21.67g
- Saturated Fat: 10.12g
- Trans Fat: 0.27g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 7.67g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.31g
- Carbohydrates: 20.96g
- Fiber: 1.53g
- Sugar: 1.78g
- Protein: 7.52g
- Cholesterol: 45.81mg
- Sodium: 394.22mg
- Calcium: 66.19mg
- Potassium: 553.46mg
- Iron: 1.14mg
- Vitamin A: 89.05µg
- Vitamin C: 6.20mg
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