Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood
Episode: Habitat Build
Save Recipe Print
Taco-Stuffed Potato Skins
1 hr 45 min
40 min
16 servings
1 hr 45 min
40 min
16 servings



Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Put the potatoes on a baking sheet and roast until easily pierced with the tip of a sharp knife, about 1 hour. Let cool slightly. Do not turn the oven off.

Halve the potatoes lengthwise. Using a small spoon, gently scoop the potato flesh into a bowl, leaving about 1/2 inch on the skins. Set the skins aside. Reserve the potato flesh for another use.

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and jalapenos and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in the beef and continue to cook, stirring often, until the beef is cooked through. 

Stir in the tomato paste, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper to combine and cook 1 minute more. Add the heavy cream and cook, stirring, until incorporated and heated through, about 1 minute.

Spoon the beef mixture into the hollowed-out potato skins. Put the potato skins on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle with the Cheddar and bake until the cheese is melted, about 3 minutes. Transfer to a platter and top with the green onions, tomatoes, avocados, cilantro and sour cream if using.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Sushi Brain 00:53

This sushi brain is the most delicious way to creep out your friends.

Similar Topics:


Grandma Jean's Potato Salad

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Creamy Dijon-Dill Potato Salad

Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman

Potato Bagels with Butter-Glazed Onions

Recipe courtesy of Ted Allen

Potato Skins

Mashed Potato Skins

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Potato Skins Bar

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Grilled Potato Skins

Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen

Deviled Crab Potato Skins

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.