Superbowl recipe: US-style Loaded Cheesy Bacon Potato Skins

Published Friday, Jan 30 2015, 18:20 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
American food is still one of our ultimate go-to cuisines that we just can't resist, but rather splashing loads of cash at trendy restaurants, why not try creating your fave dishes from the comfort of your home?

Cheese and bacon make for the ultimate combo and these gorgeous potato skins are loaded with lashings of the dreamy duo. Better still, these bite-size savoury snacks are so simple to make, so they're great when you're craving a taste of the U.S. If you're watching the Superbowl this year, this is a great snack to really get into the American spirit!

Loaded cheesy bacon potato skins

© Newman's


  • 4 large baking potatoes
  • Oil for brushing
  • 4 rashers smoked back bacon, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 50g mature cheddar cheese, grated
  • 50g mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 6 spring onions, chopped
  • Newman’s Own All Star Barbeque Sauce, to serve


1 Preheat the oven to 200ºC, gas mark 6. Prick the potatoes with a fork and brush with the oil. Bake for 1 hour, until cooked. Cool slightly.

2 Place the bacon pieces in a frying pan and dry fry, until lightly browned.

3 Cut the potatoes in half and scoop out the flesh with a spoon, leaving a layer of potato next to the skin, then cut each potato in half lengthways to make boat shapes.

4 Place on a baking sheet, season with salt and black pepper, then sprinkle over a little paprika. Top with half of the bacon pieces. Mix together the cheeses and spring onions and sprinkle over the potatoes. Top with the remaining bacon. Return to the oven and bake for 10 minutes until golden and bubbling.

5 Serve the skins, drizzled with the barbecue sauce.

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

1 hour, 10 minutes

Nutrition Information

Makes 16 skins

More tasty American recipes:

American-Style Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cookies
Delicious Pecan Pie
Banana Split French Toast With Strawberry Maple Syrup
Authentic Shrimp Cocktail

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