Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Twice-Baked Potato Casserole


It is really difficult to get a picture of this dish that does it justice.  Just trust me when I tell you that it is delicious!  Normal people might have this as a side dish but we often eat it for dinner...and lunch...and maybe breakfast.  :)

Twice-Baked Potato Casserole
adapted from Taste of Home

6 Large Russet Potatoes, baked
Salt and Pepper
6 slices Bacon, cooked and crumbled
8oz Sour Cream
8oz Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
8oz Cheddar Cheese, shredded
4 Green Onions, sliced

Cut skin off of baked potatoes* and cut into 1-inch cubes.  Place half in a greased 9x13x2-inch baking dish.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper and half of the bacon**.  Top with half of the sour cream and cheeses.  Repeat layers.

Bake, uncovered, at 350F for 20-25 minutes or until cheeses are melted and bubbly.  Sprinkle with green onions.

Makes 8 Servings.

*For the first baking of the potatoes, I usually cook them in the microwave.  Just pierce them repeatedly with a fork, wrap in paper towels and microwave on high and flip every four minutes.  Cook 8-12 minutes or until a fork can be inserted with little resistance.  You can also cook them in a slow-cooker: pierce repeatedly with a fork, individually wrap with foil and cook on low for 8 hours.

**I also bake the bacon while the potatoes are cooking.  Just follow my Oven Baked Bacon recipe.

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13 comments:

tracie said...

looks yummy!! :P

Elena @ La Petite Vie said...

Wow, this sounds so yummy for dinner & fried up the next day for breakfast! So excited to try this out!!!

Sherry @ A Happy Valentine said...

Oh my goodness, this looks so good! I hope to try it soon.

Leah said...

Making this very soon, I bet my picky kids would even try it!

Rhiannon said...

you had me at potatos and bacon
love

katy Rea said...

That looks DELICIOUS! i'll have to try it.

Wendy said...

Yum! I want to eat this NOW!

House Revivals said...

This looks soooo delicious! I just linked to your post from my FB page :)

The Answer Is Chocolate said...

YUM! This could be very dangerous!

Pieced Pastimes said...

Pinning this. It sounds delicious!

June@I will craft said...

Looks like something I need to try soon.

I pinned it so I won't forget.

Sew Passionate said...

This looks so good! It's making me hungry again and I just had breakfast!
Jules

Unknown said...

Oh that looks yummy!!! I could see myself adding eggs and a dollop of salsa on top for breakfast! Yummmmmmm!