Baked Potato Recipes That Can Count As Dinner

Twice baked and double stuffed.

There was a time when baked potatoes were exciting. Sadly, over the years they've lost some of their sparkle in people's eyes (and stomachs). We're here to bring them back because baked potatoes -- when made right -- are truly amazing. Like, skip-dinner-and-just-eat-a-potato amazing.

Making a baked potato great is not just about knowing how to properly bake (or microwave) one -- though that does help. It's about the loads and loads of toppings you can stack on top of them.

Think of the potato as a plate -- one you can eat -- and get creative with the toppings. That's how you come to discover how delicious they can be. We found a handful of recipes to get you started. These are just a starting off point.

1
Steak Fajita Stuffed Baked Potatoes with Avocado Chipotle Crema
Half Baked Harvest
2
Loaded Twice Baked Red Potatoes
Foodie Crush
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3
Creamy Chicken Broccoli Stuffed Baked Potatoes
A Cozy Apron
4
Chipotle, Jalapeno And Gouda Twice Baked Potato
Maebells
5
Baked Breakfast-Inspired Potato Boat
Real Food By Dad
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6
Apple Bacon Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
How Sweet It Is
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7
Bloomin' Baked Potato
The Gunny Sack
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8
Two Bite, Fully Loaded Vegan Baked Potatoes
I Love Vegan
9
Chili Baked Potato
Add A Pinch
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10
Pizza-Stuffed Baked Potatoes
Maebelle
11
Breakfast Twice Baked Potatoes
A Beautiful Mess
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12
Broccoli Cheddar Twice Baked Potato
Savory Simple
13
Loaded Turkey Chili Baked Potato
Skinny Taste
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14
Twice-Baked Potatoes With Kale
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15
Lazy Poutine
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