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Grilled Potato Skins

It's easy to love these delicious appetizers. They're nice to serve outside when you invite friends over for a grilled meal. They remind me of the potato skins I have had in restaurants—only better! —Mitzi Sentiff, Annapolis, Maryland
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 appetizers


  • 2 large baking potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • Sour cream


  • Cut each potato lengthwise into four wedges. Cut away the white portion, leaving 1/4 in. on the potato skins. Place skins on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 8-10 minutes or until tender. Combine the butter, rosemary, salt and pepper; brush over both sides of potato skins.
  • Grill potatoes, skin side up, uncovered, over direct medium heat for 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned. Turn potatoes and position over indirect heat; grill 2 minutes longer. Top with cheese. Cover and grill 2-3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with bacon and onions. Serve with sour cream.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 327 calories, 16g fat (10g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 611mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 12g protein.

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  • aorla846
    Sep 28, 2016

    No comment left

  • lorstout
    Jul 13, 2014

    Delicious! I made them for a family gathering and everyone loved them. Definitely worth the effort.

  • BoosBug
    Jul 3, 2014

    Ok these were AMAZING. Followed recipe exactly. The butter mix was a nice addition with seasoning :)

  • Rhobley
    Jun 25, 2014

    I make oven fries all the time, I do them 425 oven toss with olive oil, seasoning, salt and pepper for about 40 to 45 mins then finish with the chesse

  • Grandmasgirl
    Jun 15, 2014

    Could these be baked ? If so what temp & for how long is your guess ? They look great

  • wasoongu
    Jun 12, 2014

    Everybody gobbled these up. Delicious! I grilled them in a vegetable basket.

  • Xena7751
    May 26, 2014

    Very easy and delicious. Keeper recipe!

  • Colnight
    Apr 26, 2012

    This was delicious, very easy to make. Will absolutely make this over and over again.

  • samfromoz
    Mar 13, 2012

    My family and friends love this recipe! It's so easy but they are always impressed like it was hard.

  • JMartinelli13
    Aug 4, 2010

    Great recipe! Crispy potato, melty cheese and yummy bacon, can't go wrong there!