Bacon and Cheddar Baked Potato
This Bacon and Cheddar Baked Potato recipe is an irresistible mix of potato, melted butter, shredded cheese and crispy bacon for a delicious potato recipe that can be enjoyed as a side dish or as a main dish recipe. Baking is a good way to keep this delicious potato recipe on the healthy side. This potatoes recipes is one of the easiest recipes you will make with simple ingredients like shredded cheddar cheese, cooked and crumbled bacon, melted butter, salt and pepper. For this delicious potato recipe the potatoes are first baked in the oven, and then finished off under the broiler to get the inside nice and crispy golden brown, then to melt the cheese until bubbly. Some of the benefits of eating potatoes recipes include getting good amounts of Vitamin C, with lesser amounts of dietary fiber, protein, and iron.
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6 large potatoes, rinsed clean
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
1/8 cup butter, melted
Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Poke each potato with a fork. Bake for 50-60 minutes.
Remove from oven and let cool slightly.
In a frying pan, cook bacon over low heat, about 10 minutes.
Remove, drain on paper towels, then crumble into small pieces.
Once potatoes are cool, cut in half lengthwise, so that each potato will yield 2 skins.
Carefully scoop out center of the potato, while still leaving some potato in the boat.
Heat broiler to high. Brush melted butter on the inside and outside of the potatoes.
Season each side with salt and pepper.
Place under the broiler for 8-10 minutes to allow the insides to get crispy.
Remove from oven and place cheese and bacon on each skin.
Return to the broiler for 3 to 4 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
Remove from oven and serve.
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Nutrition Facts for: Bacon and Cheddar Baked Potato From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Potatoes, cheddar cheese, bacon, butter, salt, pepper.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings. * Per Serving: , Calories 569, Calories from Fat 237, Total Fat 26.3g 40%, Saturated Fat 11.7g 59%, Cholesterol 72mg 24%, Sodium 1233mg 51%, Potassium 1737mg 50%, Carbohydrates 58.9g 20%, Dietary Fiber 8.9g 36%, Sugars 4.3g, Protein 25.0g, Vitamin A 7%, Vitamin C 121%, Calcium 18%, Iron 14%
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