Loaded Mini Baked Potato Bites

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Total: 40 min
  • Servings: 8–10
Rated 4/5 based on 11 customer reviews
Recipe courtesy of The Chew

Ingredients (9)

  • 1 lb. baby red new potatoes
  • ½ stick unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 1 cup extra sharp cheddar cheese (shredded, divided)
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • 3 tbsp. parsley, chopped
  • 3 tbsp. chives, chopped
  • 4 slices turkey bacon (cooked and crumbled)
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Steps (5)

  • Step 1
    Place potatoes into a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 3–5 minutes until par cooked. Once cool enough to handle, carefully slice 5-8 slits, about 1/8-1/4 inch thick, in each potato almost to the bottom.
  • Step 2
    In a medium bowl, stir together the butter, half of the Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Dips Mix and half of the cheese.
  • Step 3
    Spread mixture in between each slice of potato. Top with remaining cheddar cheese. Bake for 15 minutes until the potatoes are tender and crispy on the outside.
  • Step 4
    Meanwhile, mix the remaining Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Dips Mix with the sour cream.
  • Step 5
    Remove from the oven, allow to cool slightly, and garnish with parsley, chives and crumbled turkey bacon. Dollop Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Dips Mix sour cream on top.
  • For safe meat preparation, reference the USDA website.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sooo good This recipe is beyond tasteful! It is a favorite in our home. Perfect appetizer or side dish.
Date published: 2019-03-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from would cook again. kids love it delicious good for tailgating kids really like the "balls" !!
Date published: 2017-09-12
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