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“This recipe is actually similar to twice baked potatoes, except the second part is cooked in the microwave. We always refer to them as "diet" potatoes as a joke, since they are really loaded potatoes.”
READY IN:
1hr 50mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F, and wait for it to reach temperature.
  2. Wash potatoes and stab them with a fork or knife on one side 2-3 times.
  3. Place them on middle rack of oven with cuts facing up.
  4. Bake for 1.5 hours.
  5. Remove hot potatoes and place them on a microwave safe dish.
  6. Cut them length wise about an inch and half deep.
  7. Squeeze ends to open a large hole in top.
  8. Use fork to mash up the potato flesh and add 2-tablespoons butter to each potato. Do not remove the flesh from the potato.
  9. Divide crumbled bacon into 4 piles and add to potato flesh.
  10. Mix shredded cheeses together. Use a 1/4 cup of cheese in each potato opening.
  11. Microwave potatoes 1-2 minutes, or until cheese melts.
  12. Top with 1 ounce of sour cream on each potato.
  13. Top with chives.
  14. Enjoy!

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