Twice Baked Potatoes with Garlic and Herb Cheese

Twice Baked Potatoes with Garlic and Herb Cheese


  • 2 medium baking potatoes
  • 1 egg
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped chives
  • 1/2 cup Alouette Light Garlic & Herbs Spreadable Cheese
  • 4 teaspoons real bacon pieces, if desired*
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced, if desired


  1. Scrub and dry potatoes. Pierce with fork. Microwave on high for 8 to 10 minutes or until soft. Or bake at 350F for 1 hour or until soft.
  2. Cut potatoes in half. Scoop out flesh into medium bowl, leaving ¼ inch around edge of potato.
  3. Mash with fork, or mix with a hand held mixer adding the egg, nutmeg, chives and Alouette until well mixed.
  4. Spoon back into potato shells. Top with bacon.
  5. Place on microwave-safe dish and microwave on high for 1 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Or place on oven-safe dish and bake 15 minutes at 350° F or until thoroughly heated.
  6. Sprinkle with green onion.
  7. Look for real bacon pieces in the aisle with the salad dressings. Or you could fry 1 to 2 strips of bacon very crisp, drain and crumble.

Recipe and Photo: Foodista / CC BY

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