5 from 6 votes
Bloomin Baked Potato
Bloomin’ Baked Potato Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 5 mins
Total Time
1 hr 20 mins
 

Make this Bloomin' Baked Potato recipe as a unique side dish or party appetizer. The baked potato skins are crisp and salty, the insides are soft and cheesy.

Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 potatoes
Calories: 401 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2 potatoes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt or other coarse salt
  • 4 tablespoons cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 tablespoons bacon bits
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Cut the top off of the potatoes.
  3. Use a small, thin, flexible knife to cut rings around the inside of the potato.
  4. Flip the potato over and make cuts all the way around the potato, leaving a small space at the top uncut.
  5. Carefully flip the potato back over. If you need to make of the of the cuts deeper, do that now.
  6. Brush the whole potato with olive oil and sprinkle with sea salt.
  7. Place the potatoes on foil and bake at 425 degrees. After 30 minutes of baking, brush the tops with additional olive oil and sprinkle with more sea salt. Return to the oven for an additional 30 minutes.
  8. Top potatoes with shredded cheddar cheese.
  9. Return them to the oven and bake for an additional 5 minutes to melt and toast the cheese.
  10. Remove them from the oven, carefully transfer them to serving plates and sprinkle with crispy bacon bits.
Nutrition Facts
Bloomin’ Baked Potato Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 401 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 328mg 14%
Potassium 944mg 27%
Total Carbohydrates 27g 9%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Protein 15g 30%
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 29.4%
Calcium 28%
Iron 39.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.