Though the name is twice-baked new potatoes, you don’t have to bake the dish twice; it’s just the name people have been calling it. These are a great dish to have at parties and will be gone in a few seconds. These baked potatoes are mini snacks that keep people wanting more and more with each bite but typically goes out too fast for anyone to grab a second bite. Baby versions of food are always so cute, but it becomes all the better when it is also so delicious.
With just a handful of ingredients, you can make this delicious twice-baked new potatoes recipe at home. This works as an excellent appetizer for any meal and gives you the perfect side dish to munch on while the main dish arrives. This twice-baked new potatoes recipe has the freshness of the original smooth potatoes and is filled with cheesy goodness. With an added punch of sour cream and creamy mashed potatoes, it creates a wholesome flavor that everyone loves.
The crunchiness of the green onions and the basil’s freshness gives the recipe a nice punch of flavors. The garlic and black pepper in the recipe add the necessary spice flavors to give your taste buds a feast, and lastly, the slices of bacon give the fatty, delicious crunch to the dish. This is a twice-baked new potatoes recipe that is very easy to make and gives you a total of 24 servings, so it will be enough for a small garden party and will please everyone easily. Bake this delicious dish anytime you want and enjoy it.
Makes two dozen
These are great as an appetizer or a side dish!
Ingredients For Twice Baked New Potatoes
- 12 small red new potatoes, washed
- Two tbs. vegetable oil
- 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 3 oz. cream cheese softened
- 1/3 cup minced green onions
- 1 tsp. dried basil
- One garlic clove, minced
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/4 tsp. black pepper
- 8 oz. bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
Step By Step Directions: Twice Baked New Potatoes
1 Pierce the potatoes with a fork. Rub the vegetable oil over the skins of the potatoes – preheat the oven to 400°. Place the potatoes on a baking sheet. Bake for 45 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Remove the potatoes from the oven and cool for 20 minutes.
2 In a mixing bowl, add the Monterey Jack cheese, sour cream, cream cheese, green onions, basil, garlic, salt, and black pepper. Stir until combined. Cut the potatoes in half lengthwise. Scoop out the potatoes and add them to the bowl. Using a potato masher, mash the potatoes. Add the bacon and stir until combined.
3 Turn the oven to the broiler position. Spoon the filling into the potato skins. Broil for 7 minutes or until the potatoes are hot. Remove the potatoes from the oven and serve.
And there you have it. This is an excellent twice-baked new potatoes recipe that is a brilliant addition to any meal you have. You can also use this recipe to take to any garden parties or barbeque parties you want. This is a fun dish that will make you popular among everybody present, and they will finish the whole thing in a matter of minutes. Let us know what you think about this dish, and if you do make it, all feedback is welcome.