Ultimate Stuffed Potatoes

More trouble than simply throwing potatoes in the oven to bake, but for special occasions, these are well worth the effort.

Ultimate Stuffed Potatoes

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  • Prep Time


  • Total Time


  • Servings



  • 4

    mediun Idaho potatoes

  • extra virgin olive oil

  • coarse salt

  • Sauce:

  • 4

    T butter

  • ¼

    C flour

  • ½

    C milk

  • 2

    C sharp white Cheddar, grated

  • broccoli, chopped into bite-sized pieces and steamed

  • 6

    strips bacon, cooked and diced

  • fresh ground pepper


Coat potatoes with oil and salt and bake at 400 degrees for 1 hour. Melt butter with flour over medium heat and cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Slowly whisk in milk, add cheese and stir until cheese is completely melted. Remove from heat, add broccoli, bacon and pepper and stir to distribute evenly. Cut a slit in each potato and push the ends together to open a hole in the potato. Fill each potato with 1/4th of the mixture, return to oven and bake until bubbly. Great served with Roasted Tenderloin.


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