Appetizer/Small Plates Entrées Side Dishes

Baked Potato Mac and Cheese

What could be more comforting than a baked potato filled with macaroni and cheese and topped with crispy, cheesy breadcrumbs?
  • 12 Portions

Preparation

Ingredients

Potatoes, russet

6 ea
Olive oil2 Tbsp
Salt3/4 tsp
Black pepper3/4 tsp

Stouffer’s White Cheddar Macaroni and Cheese

31 oz

Panko breadcrumbs

4 oz

Bacon, cooked, chopped

4 oz

Parmesan, grated

6 Tbsp

Garlic powder1/2 tsp
Parsley, minced2 Tbsp
Garlic chips54 ea
Chives, minced1/2 cup

Method

  1. Rub each potato with 1/2 teaspoon olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake at 350°F for 45–50 minutes or until fork tender.
  2. Slice in half and scoop out center of potato, leaving 1/2 inch of potato flesh around the edges.
  3. Mix Mac and Cheese with half the amount of breadcrumbs and bacon. Scoop 1/2 cup Macaroni and Cheese mixture into each potato half.
  4. In a medium workbowl, mix together Parmesan, remaining breadcrumbs, garlic powder, parsley, and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Divide remaining breadcrumbs and bacon among potatoes.
  6. Return to oven and bake 25–30 minutes or until breadcrumbs are golden brown.
  7. Garnish each with a sprinkle of garlic chips and chives.