The Two Most Epic Baked Potato Side Dishes...Ever!

Epic Baked Potatoes with Cheese Baked potato side dishes often seem bland and predictable, especially if you serve them way too often. However, these two baked potato side dishes are likely to activate your saliva glands and make your stomach...

Epic Baked Potatoes with Cheese
Epic Baked Potatoes with Cheese

Baked potato side dishes often seem bland and predictable, especially if you serve them way too often. However, these two baked potato side dishes are likely to activate your saliva glands and make your stomach grumble in hunger! If you have any leftover potatoes from St. Patrick's Day dinner, these recipes will be a great opportunity to use them now! Read on to learn how make these epic baked potato dishes.

The Ultimate Cheesy Baked Potatoes

Baked Potato Wedges with Cheese
Baked Potato Wedges with Cheese

Cheese obviously goes well with baked potatoes. However, this recipe ups the ante on cheesy baked potatoes by going where no other recipe has gone before!

Ingredients:

  • Potatoes
  • Feta cheese
  • Blue cheese
  • Extra sharp cheddar
  • Raspberry goat cheese
  • Bacon
  • Ham
  • Lettuce
  • Cilantro
  • Tomatoes
  • Balsamic vinaigrette

Directions:

  1. Chop 1 1/2 pound of potatoes into 1/2-inch wedges.
  2. Layer the potato wedges on a large baking sheet.
  3. Shred 1/4 pound of each of your cheeses into a large bowl and spread across your potatoes.
  4. Cut your ham and bacon into 1/4-inch cubes.
  5. Spread the ham and bacon cubes on top of the cheese.
  6. Dice two large tomatoes, remove the seeds, and sprinkle across the baking sheet.
  7. Bake potatoes in a 425 degree heated oven for 25 minutes.
  8. Garnish with lettuce, cilantro, and add balsamic vinaigrette to personal taste.

Baked Potato Nachos

Baked Potato Nachos
Baked Potato Nachos

Yes! This may be the ultimate in all baked potato side dishes. It's just so...perfect! Baked potato nachos offer you the taste delight of nachos with the thick texture of baked potatoes.

Ingredients:

  • Potatoes
  • Vegetable oil
  • Garlic salt
  • Mexican shredded cheese
  • Canned black beans
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Black olives
  • Green olives
  • Canned green chilis

Directions:

  1. Fill a medium-sized bowl with 1 1/2 tablespoons of vegetable oil.
  2. Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon of garlic salt in the bowl.
  3. Cut 1 1/2 pounds of potatoes into 1/2-inch wedges and layer them in bowl.
  4. Stir to coat potatoes and place on a large baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes in a 425 degree pre-heated oven.
  6. Flip potatoes halfway through the baking process.
  7. Now, layer the potatoes with the beans, tomatoes, olives, chilis, and cheese and bake for another five minutes.

Extras: salsa, guacamole, and sour cream go perfectly with this delightful dish!

These recipes are sure to satisfy your potato (and cheese!) cravings, or please any potato and cheese lover that you may know. So next time when you have a bunch of leftover potatoes on your hands and don't know what to do, make sure you remember these recipes!

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