Is it Tuesday already, and are you craving tacos? An effortless and healthy alternative to that is taco potato skins. But you have decided to live a healthy life and want to ignore the delicious calling of the tacos. This is a family-friendly dinner recipe that is healthy and super easy to make too. This recipe will make everybody in the family happy, and they will eat it all up in no time at all.
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Taco potato skins are a healthy and delicious combination of cheese, butter, and taco seasoning. This cheesy goodness also includes the creaminess of the potatoes and crispy slices of bacon, making for a unique and mouthwatering taste. These taco potato skins also include green onions that give it a delicious and crunchy punch of flavor. And to top it off, you can complete the dish with salsa and sour cream to enhance the taste even more. This is a tasty dish perfect for quenching your mid-week taco craving and lets you have the deliciousness of the healthy taco flavor. This recipe allows you to make 24 taco potato skins and plenty to eat at dinner time. Follow the recipe and enjoy it.
Ingredients For Taco Potato Skins
- Six large russet potatoes washed
- 1/2 cup melted unsalted butter
- Two tbs. taco seasoning mix
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 15 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
- Three green onions, chopped
- Salsa and sour cream to taste
Step By Step Directions: Taco Potato Skins
1 Preheat the oven to 375°. Pierce the potatoes with a fork. Bake for 1 hour or until the potatoes are tender. Remove the potatoes from the oven and cool for 15 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 350°. Cut the potatoes, lengthwise, into quarters. Remove the potato from the skins leaving about 1/4″ potato on the skins. Use the removed potato for another recipe.
2 Place the potato skins on a baking sheet. In a small bowl, add the butter and taco seasoning mix. Stir until combined and brush on the potato skins. Sprinkle the cheddar cheese, bacon, and green onions over the potato skins. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove the potatoes from the oven and serve with salsa and sour cream as desired.
And there you have it. The perfect taco potato skins recipe at your fingertips to make at home. It is a dish that makes the family happy and lets you enjoy a good meal together. Make this dish when you have a taco craving and eat to your heart’s content. Do let us know down in the comments below if you like it or not. All kinds of feedback are welcome.