This baked potato bar is super tasty and can be made to suit even the pickiest of eaters with everyone creating their own personalized baked potato.
Hint, it's also a great way to use up leftovers!
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Baked Idaho® Potatoes (find out how to make them below)
Simple Baked Potato Bar Topping Ideas:
Seasonings – salt, pepper, lemon pepper, everything bagel seasoning
Fresh herbs – parsley, cilantro, chives
Jalapeño slices, fresh or pickled
Avocado slices or guacamole
Shredded cheeses – cheddar, mozzarella, Gouda, pepper Jack
A variety of hot sauces
Black olives, sliced
Dressings – ranch, blue cheese
Crispy bacon, crumbled (a must for any baked potato bar!)
Green onions, sliced
Onions, diced (red, yellow, or white onions)
Leftover meat – hamburger, steak, chicken, taco meat, pulled pork
Tortilla chips, crushed
Flavor Topping Combination Ideas:
Taco Tuesday: Salsa, queso, fresh cilantro, tortilla chips
BBQ Spud: pulled barbecue pork, aged Gouda cheese, crumbled crispy bacon, diced red onion, sour cream, barbecue sauce (this is my favorite baked potato bar flavor combo!)
Classic Sour Cream and Chives: sour cream, chives, grated cheddar cheese, salt and pepper
Classic Chili Cheese: your favorite chili, cheddar cheese, sour cream
Meat and Potatoes: sliced beef steak, butter, arugula or a baby lettuce mix, blue cheese or ranch dressing, sour cream, crumbled blue cheese or cheddar
Tex-Mex Chicken Nachos: shredded rotisserie chicken, grated Mexican cheese mix, jalapeño slices (fresh or pickled), fresh cilantro, salsa, black beans, coarsely crushed tortilla chips
Spring Veggies: sliced cooked yellow summer squash, sliced cooked zucchini, diced green onions, ranch or blue cheese salad dressing, salt, pepper Directions:
Preheat oven to 425°F. Wash and dry potatoes.
With a fork or sharp knife, pierce each potato 2 or 3 times.
Rub each potato with a little oil (lightly coated) and salt generously.
Place on a baking sheet. Bake 50-60 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 210°F.
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