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Southwestern Potato Skins

Southwestern Potato Skins

Treat your guests to this tasty appetizer with just a bit of a kick.

Gluten Free:
Serving Size:
Total Time:
More than 1 hour
Preparation Time:
Under 15 minutes
Preparation Method:
Meal Occasion:
Appetizers & Snacks
Level of Difficulty:
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This recipe is recommended for 16 servings
  • 8 small baking potatoes, baked and cooled slightly
  • 1/2 (12-ounce) package Italian turkey sausage or pork sausage
  • 2/3 cup CHI-CHI'S® Thick & Chunky Salsa
  • 1 (11.5-ounce) jar CHI-CHI'S® Salsa Con Queso
  • Sour cream, sliced green onions and ripe olives, if desired


  1. Heat oven to 425ºF.
  2. Cut baked potatoes in half lengthwise. Scoop out cooked potato, leaving 1/4-inch shell. Place potato shells on ungreased baking sheet.
  3. In medium skillet or saucepan, cook sausage until browned; drain. Return to skillet. Stir in salsa; cook 2 minutes.
  4. Spoon sausage mixture evenly into potato shells. Top each with salsa con queso. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until heated thoroughly. Serve with sour cream, sliced green onions and sliced ripe olives, if desired.