Southwestern Potato Skins

Number of Servings: 6 (422 g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Southwestern Potato Skins

Tailgating just got better. Turns out your can have your potato skins and good nutrition too. Feel free to get creative with the vegetables you use—piling these robust skins high with roasted tomatoes, onions, mushrooms and peppers will up your nutritional value without adding many calories.

Tip: The recommended serving size on this recipe makes this dish a light meal. If you want to use them as an appetizer, just assume that this same amount will feed 12-18 people.


  • 6 potatoes, baked and cool
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • ⅛ tsp. Tabasco sauce
  • 6 slices turkey bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 1 med. tomato, diced
  • 2 Tbsp. sliced green onions
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 450ºF. Lightly coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. When cool to the touch, cut each potato in half lengthwise and scoop out the flesh, leaving about ¼” of flesh attached to the skin.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, chili powder, and hot sauce. Brush the olive oil mixture on the insides of the potato skins. Cut each half of the potato skin in half again crosswise. Place the potatoes onto the baking sheet.
  4. Mix together the turkey bacon, tomato, and onions. Fill each potato skin with this mixture and sprinkle with cheese.
  5. Bake until the cheese is melted and the potato skins are heated through (10-15 minutes). Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 422 g

Amount per serving
Calories 340
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 275mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 60g 22%
Dietary Fiber 9.5g 32%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 45g
Protein 11g
Vitamin D 0.1mcg 0%
Calcium 105.5mg 8%
Iron 2.1mg 10%
Potassium 1580mg 35%
Vitamin A 50.4mcg 6%
Vitamin C 42.8mg 50%
Vitamin E 0.5mg 6%
Vitamin K 13.3mcg 10%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 6.1mg 40%
Vitamin B6 0.8mg 45%
Folate 74.1mcg 19%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 4%
Biotin 1.4mcg 4%
Chloride 111.9mg 4%
Pantothenate 1.1mg 20%
Phosphorus 279.7mg 20%
Iodine 3.7mcg 2%
Magnesium 83.8mg 20%
Zinc 1.5mg 10%
Selenium 3.9mcg 8%
Copper 0.5mg 60%
Manganese 0.6mg 25%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 1.7mcg 4%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Potatoes, Tomatoes, Turkey Bacon (turkey, Water, Sugar, Salt, Contains Less Than 2% Of Potassium Lactate, Canola Oil, Potassium Chloride, Sodium Diacetate, Sodium Phosphates, Smoke Flavor, Sodium Ascorbate, Autolyzed Yeast Extract, Sodium Nitrite, Dextrose, Soy Lecithin), Shredded Cheddar Cheese (milk, Salt, Enzymes), Onion, Olive Oil, Chili Powder, Tabasco Sauce (distilled Vinegar, Red Pepper, Salt).

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