Loaded Skillet Potatoes

Loaded Skillet Potatoes make the perfect appetizer or side dish. Topped with lots of cheese and bacon, this recipe is a real winner!
Course Appetizer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Author Melissa Russo /


  • 8 Red Potatoes cut into slices
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cup cooked bacon crumbled
  • 1 medium tomato diced
  • 1 small red onion diced
  • 1/4 cup scallions sliced
  • Sour Cream for garnish
  • Sriracha Sauce to taste


  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Arrange potato slices in a large cast iron skillet. Season with salt, cayenne and pepper. Toss with olive oil.
  3. Bake for 35 minutes or until fork-tender.
  4. Remove from oven and top with cheese and bacon. Pop back in the oven for 10 more minutes or until cheese is melted.
  5. Remove from oven and top with tomatoes, onion, scallions.
  6. Add a nice helping of Sriracha Sauce and a dollop of sour cream.