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Growing up, I wasn’t the biggest fan of baked potatoes. They just seemed like the inferior cousin of mashed potatoes and french fries. However, like a fine wine, my tastes improved with age and baked potatoes have quickly become my favorite go-to side dish.

But what’s better than a traditional baked potato? A loaded one! Check out this take on a loaded baked potato that is sure to appeal to spicy and savory lovers alike.

This will revolutionize the way you eat baked potatoes.

If you’re looking for a clever way to spruce up dinner tonight, follow the recipe below:


  • 1 baked potato
  • Red Leicester cheese
  • Bacon
  • Barbecue sauce
  • Sour cream
  • Hot sauce
  • Chives (for presentation)


  1. Hollow out a baked potato with a spoon.
  2. Add a chunk of Red Leicester cheese to the center.
  3. Wrap the outside of the potato with bacon, using toothpicks to hold the pieces in place.
  4. Bake at 400° for 30 minutes.
  5. Remove the pins and coat the outside of the potato with barbecue sauce.
  6. Bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  7. Combine sour cream and hot sauce (to taste) in a small bowl.
  8. Top the potato with the spicy sour cream mixture and chives (if desired).
  9. Bon appétit!

I know what’s for dinner tonight in my house!

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/spicy-loaded-potato/