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Baked Potato Grilled Cheese

Baked Potato Grilled Cheese

A classic baked potato side dish re-imagined into a decadent grilled cheese
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Grilled Cheese
Cuisine American
Servings 1 person


  • 2-3 Strips of Bacon
  • 4-5 slices Russet Potato
  • 2 tbsp of Sour Cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tbsp Green Onions/Chives
  • 2 Slices of crusty bread
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 dash Garlic Powder
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


  • In a pan on medium-high heat, add enough canola oil to lightly cover bottom of the pan
  • Fry bacon on medium heat until desired crispiness, remove from pan and reserve bacon grease
  • In the pan with bacon grease, fry your potatoes until golden brown & crispy, add canola oil if necessary. Salt & pepper to taste, and sprinkle with a dash of garlic powder.
  • Butter the outside of both slices of your bread
  • Spread 1 tablespoon of sour cream on each slice of bread
  • Place a 1/4 cup of shredded cheddar cheese on bottom slice of bread
  • Top with cooked potato slices, bacon, more sour cream if desired, crumbled bacon, chives, remaining 1/4 cup of shredded cheddar cheese, and top slice of bread.
  • Grilled sandwich in non-stick pan on medium-low heat until bread is golden brown and the cheese is melted
Keyword baked potato, baked potato grilled cheese, epic grilled cheese, grilled cheese, loaded baked potato