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Garlic Potato Skins

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“This is a yummy recipe I created for my cooking class. Sooooo good!!”
READY IN:
45mins
YIELD:
12 potato skins
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375º.
  2. Pierce potatoes all over with a fork.
  3. Bake on rack in oven until tender, about 55 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  4. Meanwhile, put the garlic and olive oil in a small saucepan and place over medium heat.
  5. Cook until garlic sizzles, about 2 minutes.
  6. Reduce the heat and cook until the garlic is tender, about 10 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  7. Raise the oven to 500º.
  8. Halve the potatoes lengthwise and gently scoop out the flesh, leaving about 1/4 inch of the flesh attached. Reserve the insides for another recipe.
  9. Cut the potato halves in half lengthwise and transfer them to a baking sheet.
  10. Brush with garlic oil on all sides.
  11. Arrange skin-side up and bake for 7 minutes.
  12. Turn over, top with shredded cheese, if desired, and bake 8 more minutes.
  13. Immediately season with kosher salt.
  14. Top with desired toppings.

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