Bacon-Cheddar Potatoes

Our stovetop version of a bacon and Cheddar-topped baked potato is perfect for a weeknight side dish. To keep it superquick, cook the bacon in the microwave.


4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 7 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes
Other: 2 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 250
Fat 8.8 g
Satfat 4.4 g
Protein 11.8 g
Carbohydrate 30.4 g
Cholesterol 26 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 559 mg
Caloriesfromfat 32 %
Fiber 3.6 g
Calcium 182 mg


3/4 cup water
3 1/2 cups diced peeled baking potato (about 1 1/2 pounds)
1 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
3/4 cup (3 ounces) reduced-fat shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
6 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled


Bring 3/4 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add potato, bell pepper, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and black pepper; cook 15 minutes or until potato is tender, stirring once.

. Remove potato mixture from heat; stir in remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt, green onions, parsley, and cheese. Let stand 2 minutes or until cheese melts. Sprinkle with bacon.