Southwestern Potato Skins

Prep Time
Cook Time
2h 30m
Ready In

"This is out of a clean eating magazine. Both the potatoes and the filling can be made in advance and simply assembled and baked the day of your party."

Original is 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (274 g)
  • Calories 262.1
  • Total Fat - 6.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 16 mg
  • Sodium - 310.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 40.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 7.1 g
  • Sugars - 3.4 g
  • Protein - 11.3 g
  • Calcium - 178.7 mg
  • Iron - 2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 25.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with foil and mist with cooking spray. Prick each potatoes several times with a fork and transfer to sheet. Bake for 50 minutes, tuning once. Cool completely, about 1 hour.

Step 2

Meanwhile, mist a large skillet with cooking spray and heat on medium-low. Add onion and jalapeno and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute more, until fragrant. Add tomato, black beans, corn, cumin and Chile powder. Increasing heat to medium and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 more minutes.

Step 3

After the potatoes have cooled.

Step 4

Preheat broiler to high. Slice each potato in half lengthwise. Scoop out flesh, leaving a 1/4-inch shell, reserving flesh for another use.

Step 5

Place potatoes skin side up on a foil-lined baking sheet: Mist with cooking spray and sprinkle with salt. Broil for 4 to 5 minutes, or until crisp and golden.

Step 6

Remove potatoes from oven, using tongs to carefully flip over. Fill each potato skin with bean mixture and top with cheese, dividing evenly. Return to oven and broil for 4 to 5 minutes or, until hot and bubbly. Remove from oven. Top each with sour cream and sprinkle with scallions and cilantro, dividing evenly.

Step 7

MAKE AHEAD: Recipe can be prepared through Step Two up to a day in advance. cover and refrigerate potatoes and black bean filling separately.


No special items needed.

1 Reviews

Daily Inspiration

We really enjoyed these potatoes with all of the southwest flavors. To further enhance the flavor of the southwest flavors, we added salsa on top of the potatoes before the sour cream, onions and cilantro.


(11 Sep 2016)

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