Ingredients for - Bacon Cheese Burger Twice-Baked Idaho Potatoes

1. Idaho® Russet Potatoes 4
2. Melted butter ½ cup
3. Sour cream 1 cup
4. Shredded Colby-Jack cheese, divided 1 ⅓ cups
5. Granulated garlic ½ teaspoon
6. Kosher salt ½ teaspoon
7. Freshly ground black pepper ¼ teaspoon
8. Beef, ground, regular, cooked, baked, well done 1 pound
9. Barbecue sauce ½ cup
10. Bacon, cooked and crumbled 6 slices
11. Green onions, sliced 2 medium

How to cook deliciously - Bacon Cheese Burger Twice-Baked Idaho Potatoes

1 . Stage

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

2 . Stage

Scrub Idaho Russet Potatoes until clean and dry them. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 1 hour, or until potatoes are cooked through. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool slightly. Lower oven temperature to 375 degrees F.

3 . Stage

Cut potatoes lengthwise about 3/4 of the way through, leaving them attached on the bottom. Scrape the insides of potatoes with a spoon into a large mixing bowl. Add butter, sour cream, 1 cup of cheese, garlic, salt and pepper. Mash together or whip with an electric mixer, depending on your desired texture.

4 . Stage

Spoon filling into potato shells and place on a baking sheet. Toss cooked ground beef with barbecue sauce and spoon equally over potatoes. Sprinkle each potato with remaining cheese, bacon, and green onions.

5 . Stage

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until potatoes are heated through and cheese is melted. Serve immediately.