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Quick Side Dish - Potatoes with Cheese and Bacon

Updated on March 30, 2016

Cheesy Baked Potatoes with Bacon and Sour Cream

5 stars from 1 rating of Baked Potatoes

Cheesy Baked Potatoes

Quick, easy side dish for guests or family

cheesy baked potatoes
cheesy baked potatoes

Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 5 min
Ready in: 10 min
Yields: 2 potaoes


  • 2 baking potatoes, trim any bruises or imperfections
  • 1 small package three chees mix, Taco or pizza mix
  • 2 strips bacon, cook until crunchy
  • 4 tbs sour cream
Two baking potatoes
Two baking potatoes

Cheesy Baked potatoes

  1. Wash two baking potatoes with skins on
  2. Trim bruises or imperfections
  3. Cut slices length wise in each potato
  4. Place potatoes in microwave on high for 5 minutes or until soft
  5. Fill sliced potatoes with cheese and microwave until cheese melts - about 30 seconds
  6. Top each potato with bacon - Add sour cream if desired - Serve with favorite meat and vegetable
Slice length wise
Slice length wise


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      Lynne Blumhorst 22 months ago from Woodstock, Illinois

      Yummy side dish or serve for lunch with a salad.