45 min serves 1-2

Loaded Potato Skins

Perfect for smaller and single households, these loaded potato skins will be your lifesaver for quick meals or a lunch during the week. They can also feed a small crowd, so make a few at a time to have on hand. Want to double down? Make these along with our Shepherd's Pie, it is the perfect way to use a 1 lb. package of your favorite Pre® ground beef. Either dish will keep for up to 5 days in the refrigerator so you can switch between 2 classic meat and potato combos.

PREP: 15 min. PASSIVE: 30 min. DIFFICULTY Easy


  • 4 halved and hollowed out baked potatoes 
  • 2 T butter, divided
  • 1/2 medium onion, diced
  • 1/2 t kosher salt, divided
  • 1/3 of cooked ground beef mixture
  • 1 C shredded medium cheddar cheese
  • 3 green onions, trimmed and chopped
  • Sour cream for serving
      1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Bake potatoes using your desired method and cut in half lengthwise. Hollow out the inside.
      2. Place potato skins in a small baking dish that holds them as snugly as possible.
      3. Heat 1T butter in a medium sauté pan, add the diced onion and cook until tender, about 4 to 5 minutes. Add the ground beef and 1/2 t salt and brown the meat, breaking it up with a mallet or wooden spoon until cooked through, about 8 minutes.
      4. Spoon ground beef evenly into each of the 4 potato skins and top with shredded cheese.
      5. Cook in the preheated oven for 10 minutes, until warmed through the cheese is melted. Before serving top with green onions and sour cream.
      6. Potato skins will keep in the refrigerator for 5 days, wrapped in foil or in an airtight container. Reheat for 90 seconds in the microwave or for 10 minutes in a preheated 300°F oven.


    Loaded Potato Skins

    Amount per 100g

    • 236g

      1 serving
    • 324kcal

    • 566mg

    • 1.2g

    • 12.97g

    • 21.97g

    • 5.2g


    Nutrition is approximate, data retrieved from happyforks.com