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Taco-Stuffed Potatoes

Here's a tasty, different way to serve up the flavor of tacos without having to make a trip to the grocery store for the taco shells. And if you can bake the potatoes in a microwave oven, the whole entree takes only a few minutes to prepare.—Beverly Hockel, Odin, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 6 medium baking potatoes
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 package (1-1/4-ounces) taco seasoning
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 can (15 ounces) refried beans
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Sour cream


  • Bake potatoes in a microwave or conventional oven.
  • Meanwhile, in a skillet, brown ground beef; drain. Add onion, chili powder, taco seasoning and water. Simmer for 5-10 minutes. Heat refried beans in a small saucepan.
  • Slice baked potatoes open. Spoon taco filling into each; top with 1-2 tablespoons beans and sprinkle with cheese. Microwave for 1 minute. Top with sour cream.

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