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Recipe : Entry # 4553
Jody Hankins
Recipe Title
Stuffed Potatoes
Recipe Theme
Side Dishes
Tombigbee EC
4-6 medium potatoes, baked
1 1/2 sticks butter
1 medium onion, chopped
1 small bell pepper, chopped
1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
16 ounces sour cream
2 cups grated cheddar cheese, reserve 1/2 cup
1 jar real bacon bits or pieces
Salt, to taste
Bake potatoes and allow to cool. Sauté onion and bell pepper in butter. After onion is cooked translucent, add bacon bits or pieces. Sauté 3 minutes longer. Remove from heat. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise. Scoop out inside of potato and place in mixing bowl. Place empty potato jackets in 13x9-inch glass baking dish. Add sautéed ingredients and butter to potatoes. Mash and stir well. Salt, to taste. Add softened cream cheese, sour cream and grated cheese. Holding out 1/2 cup. Stir until well mixed. Scoop mixture back into potato jackets. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top of stuffed potatoes. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes until cheese is melted.