Chili Cheese Baked Potato



  • 4 large baked russet potatoes cooked
  • optional: add desired amount of butter salt & pepper
  • 2 cups prepared chili
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese or more if desired
  • Optional Toppings: sour cream cilantro, sliced jalapenos, etc.


  • Slice the warm baked potatoes lengthwise. Mash the interior of the potatoes halves to allow the chili to get in the potatoes
  • Optional step: Add desired amount of butter, salt & pepper to the potatoes.
  • Top 1/2 cup of chili to each potato half.
  • Sprinkle 1/4 cup of grated cheese over the chili topping.
  • Place the chili and cheese topped potatoes in the oven and broil for 2 to 5 minutes, or until the cheese has melted. Alternatively, you can cook the chili a& cheese topped potatoes in the microwave and cook on high until the cheese has melted.
  • Top with desired toppings and enjoy!