Loaded Potato Skins

A vegan spin on a game-day classic.
baked potato skins with cheese, bacon, sour cream, and scallions
Prep Time: 
1 hour
Number of Servings: 
6 servings


  • 6 potatoes
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 8 oz. shredded vegan cheddar cheese (try Follow Your Heart brand)
  • 18 cup soy bacon bits (try Bac-Os)
  • 4 Tbsp thinly sliced scallions
  • Soy sour cream (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease a 9 by 13 inch baking pan.
  2. Pierce potatoes with a fork and bake until soft, approximately 30 to 45 minutes.
  3. Remove from microwave and cut in half vertically. Scoop out the inside, leaving a 14 inch-thick shell.
  4. Heat oil to 365°F in a deep fryer or a deep saucepan. Fry potato shells for 5 minutes. Remove and drain on paper towels.
  5. Fill potato shells with the "cheese" and soy bacon bits. Arrange on prepared baking pan and bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until the "cheese" has melted.
  6. Top with sliced scallions and the soy sour cream, if desired.
Nutrition Info: 
Without sour cream: 382 Calories, 7 g Protein, 47 g Carbohydrates, 2 g Total sugars (0 g Added sugars), 5 g Fiber, 19 g Total fat (4 g sat), 403 mg Sodium, ★★★★ Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, ★★ Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1 (thiamine), Vitamin B3 (niacin), Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus



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