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Loaded Baked Potato Recipes – Stuffed Baked Potato Ideas

Loaded baked potatoes (AKA twice baked potatoes and stuffed baked potatoes) are the ultimate comfort food. If you love them as much as my family does, these variations on loaded baked potato recipes are sure to please.

Cooking potatoes this way – baking them first, then scooping out the potato filling and adding other flavors – takes your potato recipe to a new level.

The sky is the limit when it comes to fillings for these loaded stuffed potatoes. Keep reading to get some ideas.

Two loaded baked potatoes on a wooden bowl with ranch dressing and cutlery.

Loaded baked potato recipes

Each of these stuffed baked potato recipes is started the same way – bake the potato first and then scoop out the potato flesh to combine with other flavors. The only thing that changes is the flavors you add.

Stuffed baked potato recipes can be customized in countless ways to suit any taste. Whether you’re craving something savory, spicy, or even garden-grown nutritious, there’s a twice baked potato variation for you to try.

Here are some delicious ideas, each offering a unique twist on this beloved dish.

Ranch style twice baked potatoes

There is a reason that Ranch dressing is often served with potato skins. The combination is divine!

To use the classic combo in a loaded baked potato, mix in some ranch dressing, along with minced garlic and the potato filling.

Potato and red napkin with cheese, salt and pepper, garlic, ranch dressing and spring onions.

Top with filling with Mozzarella cheese, season, bake again and then garnish with chopped green onions.

Overstuffed sour cream and chives loaded baked potatoes

Want to go for the works? Combine the potato mixture with sour cream, minced garlic, and fresh chives, then add some crumbled bacon for good measure.

Top with cheddar cheese and re-bake for a few minutes until the cheese melts.

Potato with cheese, seasonings, garlic, bacon, sour cream and chives next to a potato and pretty napkin.

This makes a good choice for meat eaters that are really hungry. It is the ultimate pub grub meal in itself!

Barbecue style stuffed baked potatoes recipe

Add some of your favorite hot pepper sauce to the filling, along with some barbecue sauce, minced garlic, and seasonings. Mix well and then top with some shredded cheese and cook a few more minutes.

Potato on a colorful napkin with barbecue sauce, hot sauce, cheese, garlic and seasonings.

Instant BBQ potato time!

Breakfast twice-baked potatoes

Eggs are not just for breakfast. You can use them in loaded potato recipes, too!

Scramble some eggs and cook some bacon. Fill the scooped-out potato with cheddar cheese, bacon, and eggs.

Potato and eggs on a napkin with cheese, garlic, bacon and seasonings.

Refill the potato skins, season well, and bake until heated, and serve. These fully loaded baked potatoes are a fun way to have breakfast for dinner!

Jalapeño popper stuffed baked potatoes

Do you like a spicy taste?  Try this creative recipe!

Potato with cream cheese, Mexican cheese, bacon, seasonings and jalapeno peppers.

Combine the scooped-out potato with cream cheese, shredded Mexican cheese, diced jalapeños, and bits of real bacon. Season and refill the potato skins and bake until heated through. Olé!

Mediterranean Twice-Baked Potatoes

It’s time to head to the Mediterranean for this healthy stuffed potato recipe. Mix the scooped-out potato with roasted red pepper hummus, diced cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, and Greek yogurt.

Potato on a colorful napkin with cucumber, hummus, Greek yogurt, tomatoes, olives and seasonings.

Season and mix well, then re-fill the potato skins and bake until heated through.

Top with some sliced olives and enjoy.

Who doesn’t love bacon twice baked potatoes?

Bacon goes with everything, they say. For a smoky taste, chop up some cooked bacon with spring onions and basil and combine it with the potato filling.

Potato on a red striped napking with bacon, basil, Mexican cheese, spring onions and seasonings.

Top with some shredded cheddar cheese, season, and bake again until the flavors combine. A crowd pleaser for sure!

Mexican twice baked potatoes

Combine the potato flesh with salsa, sour cream, and season with salt, pepper, and parsley. Top with Mexican cheese and bake till the cheese melts.

Potato on a napking with sour cream, salsa, parsley, seasonings and Mexican cheese.

Qué chido! How cool! These are perfect for Cinco de Mayo!

Curry Chickpea Twice-Baked Potatoes

Are you in the mood for a baked stuffed potato recipe for Meatless Monday?

Sauté chickpeas with curry powder and spinach. Add some coconut cream and gently cook until the spinach has wilted.

Potato on a napking with chickpeas, coconut cream, curry powder, seasonings and spinach.

Combine with the scooped-out potato flesh, season well, and re-fill the potato skins. Bake until heated through for a flavorful, vegetarian twist on the classic twice-baked potato.

Vegetarian twice-baked potatoes

This is another of my family’s favorite vegetarian combos. Combine diced mushrooms with minced garlic and sweet peppers. Combine the potato flesh with butter, and cheddar cheese.

Loaded stuffed potatoes on a white plate with colorful napkin and fork.

Season and add the vegetables and top with more cheese. Bake until the cheese is bubbly. YUM!

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