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Loaded Baked Potato Dip with Crispy Fingerling Chips

  • Ready Time: 40min
    1 Review
  • Prep Time: 10min
    Cook Time: 30min
  • Cuisine: American
  • Serves: 12
    Prep Method: BakedBoiled
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Recipe by: Potatoes USA

Whipped light and creamy potatoes with smoky bacon, cheddar, sour cream, and chives, baked in the oven and served with crispy sea salt chips.


Loaded Baked Potato Dip

  • 2-3/4 cups (660ml) Water
  • 4.5 tablespoons (75g) Butter, Unsalted
  • ½ teaspoon (1g) Kosher Salt
  • 1-1/2 cups (360ml) Milk
  • 3 cups (150g) Potato Flakes
  • 1/3 cup (90g) Bacon Bits
  • 1/3 cup (8g) Chopped Chives (Green Onions can be subbed)
  • ¾ cup (120g) Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • ½ cup (120ml) Sour Cream
  • 1 teaspoon (2g) Kosher Salt
  • 1 teaspoon (1g) Freshly Ground White Pepper

Fingerling Potato Chips

  • 1-1/2 lbs. (680g) Fingerling Potatoes, thinly sliced, lengthwise
  • As Needed Vegetable Oil for frying
  • 1 teaspoon Fine Sea Salt

Prep Time: 10min | Cook Time: 30min

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 °F (177 °C)
  2. To make the fingerling potato chips, heat the oil to 350 °F. Thinly slice the potatoes using a knife or a mandolin. Hold the potatoes in water until ready to fry. To fry drain the potatoes and dry them slightly in a salad spinner or just on some paper towels. Fry the potatoes in batches, until they are crisp. About 6-8 minutes.  Drain the chips on a tray lined with paper towels and season them with sea salt.
  3. To make the potato dip, heat the water, butter, and salt to boiling in a medium saucepan. Remove from the heat. Stir the milk and the potato flakes into the potatoes with a small whisk or fork until the potatoes are the desired consistency. Mix in the bacon, chives, ½ cup cheese, sour cream, salt, and pepper.  Transfer the loaded mash into an oven-safe dish.  Top the potatoes with the remaining ¼ cup of cheese and place in the oven for 8-10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the potato dip is hot.
  4. Arrange the chips next to the potato dip and enjoy!


Vitamin C20mg

1 Review

Lloyd Anger 8 months ago


Lloyd Anger 8 months ago


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