My family loves potatoes and I think I have made them in every way possible. Loaded Smashed Red Skin Potatoes are the family favorite! My boys love potato skins and I really hate the trouble of making them. I figured this is almost the same right! I tried it and it was a hit.
They now ask for Loaded Smashed Red Skin Potatoes whenever they know we are grilling out. It is the easiest “like” potato skin I have ever made! I have also made these in bulk for a summer group grill out. They are so easy to just whip up and everyone loves them. We have never had a Loaded Smashed Red Skin Potato leftover. Although, I think they could be popped back in the oven and be just fine.
Loaded Smashed Red Skin Potatoes
- Red Skin Potatoes
- Mild Cheddar Cheese
- Butter I use spray butter
- olive oil
- Cook or boil potatoes until soft (I use a Microwave Potato Bag because it is quick and easy! You can find these on Amazon.)
- Cook bacon crisp and crush in to pieces
- Coat baking sheet with Olive Oil
- Place potato on baking sheet and smash with potato masher
- Spray butter on the tops of the smashed potato
- Add desired amount of cheddar cheese to the top of each smashed potato
- Add desired amount of bacon to the top of each smashed potato
- Bake on 350° for 10 minutes (since every oven cooks differently I check on them after 5 minutes)
Since we are a family who loves Potatoes we have lots of recipes to share! Check out these awesome potato recipes!
Awesome Potato Recipes:
Crockpot Cheesy Potatoes Recipe – This is an easy side dish recipe that can be made in the slow cooker!
Stuffed Taco Potatoes – This recipe is the one your family will ask for over and over!
Crockpot Ranch Potatoes – This recipe is the perfect slow cooker side dish for most meals!
Funeral Potatoes – I know this sounds like a crazy name for a potato dish! We are from the south and after every funeral there is a meal. We usually take something to the church to contribute. This is an easy and plentiful dish to take.
Crockpot 4 Ingredient Potato Soup – It is so easy to dump everything in your slow cooker and go about your day.
Cheesy Potato Skins – Cheesy Potato Skins are the perfect appetizer for any party! Potato Skins are a great way to kick off any meal.
Twice Baked Potato Casserole – This one is ah-mazing! Perfect side dish for chicken, steak or pork.
Loaded Chicken and Potatoes Casserole – This one has had over 1.2 million shares! It has to be good!!!
Loaded Potato Pizza – I love potatoes and I love pizza! This is the greatest mix of both!
Crockpot Bacon Cheese Potatoes – This is another family favorite!
Create Your Own Potato Bar – We have a new addition to our Menu Plan that everyone loves at our house. It is Create Your Own Potato Bar Night! Your family will love it!
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