Low Calorie Loaded Potato Skins

Loaded Potato Skins Recipe

This Low Calorie Loaded Potato Skins Recipe is just 113 calories and so easy to make! Try this easy potato skin recipe for game day snacks, or even dinner side dishes. We used real bacon in this baked potato skins recipe, of course you can swap it out for turkey bacon. But we believe having a little bit of the “real thing” will help you enjoy low calorie recipes without your taste buds realizing you’re eating healthy.

Loaded Potato Skins Recipe

Ingredients You’ll Need:

  • 2 strips of bacon or turkey bacon
  • 6 small russet baked potatoes baked until fork tender
  • Olive oil spray
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup 0% Greek yogurt
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced

Low Calorie Loaded Potato Skins

Loaded Potato Skins Recipe

Healthy Loaded Potato Skins Meal Prep and Storage

Meal Prep: You can cook completely, cover and store for later.
Storage: Cover well and store in the fridge for 5 days or the freezer for a month.
Reheating: You can reheat (if necessary for this potato recipe) in a oven at200-250 degrees until warmed through.

Low Calorie Loaded Potato Skins

Healthy Potato Skin Recipe

Low Calorie Loaded Potato Skins

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This low calorie Loaded Potato Skins Recipe is just 113 calories, and they taste just like your favorite bar food!
We used real bacon (though you could swap it for Turkey bacon if you prefer) and real cheese, and swapped out sour cream for it's doppelgänger, Greek yogurt.
Greek yogurt tastes just like sour cream, but it's far less in calories, packed full of protein and even boosts metabolism!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings
Calories 113 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 2 strips of bacon or turkey bacon
  • 6 small russet baked potatoes baked until fork tender
  • Olive oil spray
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup 0% Greek yogurt
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450° and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a skillet over medium heat, cook the bacon until just crispy, about 5 minutes on each side. (It will crisp up more in the oven later) Move to a paper towel lined plate to cool.
  • Cut the potatoes in half and use a spoon to scoop out 1/3 of the flesh of each potato half. (You can discard or save for other recipes like mashed potatoes).
  • Spray the potatoes with olive oil on all sides and sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Place cut side up on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10 minutes, flip the potatoes and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile chop up the bacon, shred the cheese, and slice the onions.
  • Remove the potatoes from the oven, flip to skin side down, and top each with cheese and bacon. Broil for 2-3 minutes until the cheese is melted.
  • Take the potatoes out of the oven, top each with a dollop of Greek yogurt and a sprinkling of green onions.
  • Serve hot with your favorite hot sauce and more Greek yogurt in place of sour cream (it tastes the same!)

Nutrition

Serving: 1potato halfCalories: 113kcalCarbohydrates: 14.8gProtein: 6.8gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1.5gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 216mgPotassium: 416mgFiber: 2.1gSugar: 2.2gCalcium: 77mgIron: 1mg
Keyword appetizer, snack
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About the Author

Hi, my name is Audrey Johns and I am a 4 time best selling cookbook author! All 4 of my low calorie cookbooks are published by HarperCollins (the oldest publishing house in the US!) and have been featured on prominent TV shows like The Today Show, Rachael Ray and The Doctors. I am a low calorie and healthy recipe authority and my delicious recipes are tried and loved by thousands of readers. 

After a one year 150 pound weight loss (and I’ve kept it off for 13 years!) I started sharing all of my low calorie recipes with the world. They are always all-natural and geared around weight loss and weight management. I have even made some of these recipes with my Biggest Loser pal Bob Harper! Check out my weight loss story, my best selling cookbooks, and my numerous TV appearances by clicking here.

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1 thought on “Low Calorie Loaded Potato Skins”

  1. Oh wow, these loaded potato skins look amazing! I’m definitely trying this recipe out for my next game day gathering. The addition of bacon and cheese is a genius touch – it’s everything I love in a potato skin, but taken to the next level. Thanks for sharing!

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