Twice Baked Potato Skins

Twice Baked Potato Skins (from The Engine 2 Diet)


  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup spinach, chopped
  • 1/2 cup yellow corn
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 cup low sodium BBQ sauce (click HERE for a homemade one, it’s at the bottom of the post)
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 medium to large russet potatoes (can also use sweet potatoes)


  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Wash the potatoes and place in the oven on a baking sheet for 60 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl, combine: bell pepper, onion, spinach and corn.
  4. When the potatoes are done baking, remove from oven and allow to cool for a few minutes to make for easier slicing.
  5. Slice the potatoes in half length-wise.
  6. Scoop out the potato leaving the skin and some potato as your empty skin to fill with the potato mixture.
  7. Add the scooped out potato to a large bowl.
  8. Add the nutritional yeast, BBQ sauce, black pepper and one teaspoon of the smoked paprika to the large bowl of potatoes.
  9. Use a potato masher or a large spoon to combine the spices and BBQ sauce with the potatoes to make a mash.
  10. Combine the vegetables in the small bowl with the potato mixture in the large bowl.
  11. Fill the empty potato skins with the vegetable and potato mixture.
  12. Sprinkle the remaining teaspoon of smoked paprika on the potatoes.
  13. Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees
  14. Bake the filled potato skins for 30 minutes.
  15. Serve with BBQ sauce for dipping.

For a spicier version, try adding sliced jalapenos!

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2 Responses

  1. Dana Simpler

    Dana Simpler February 4, 2017 at 1:20 pm | | Reply

    sounds delicious. Have you made them? Do you have a suggestion on how to fill the potatoes – do you layer the vegetable mix with the potato mix or mix them both together?

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