If you’re a fan of baked potatoes , then you have come to the right place! What makes it worthy of a true meal are the baked potato toppings.
Nothing screams hearty, delicious, and comforting food better than freshly baked potatoes.
Even though baked potatoes taste amazing with some olive oil , salt, and pepper, there are various other ways in which you can enjoy this heavenly dish.
After all, there are just so many toppings that are itching to be paired with baked potatoes and you must try them all!
Read on to find out the most delectable baked potato toppings!
Baked Potato Toppings
There are many toppings that go well with baked potatoes. Each topping has its own unique texture and flavor that perfectly complements the flavor of baked potatoes.
Here are my favorite baked potato toppings that you must try:
Melt some Velveeta or shredded cheddar cheese in your microwave and then mix the melted cheese with steamed broccoli florets.
Split your baked potato, put a generous amount of this cheesy topping in it and then microwave it for around 40 seconds so that the cheese can become gooey.
Say goodbye to fettuccine and hello to baked potatoes as they will quickly become your favorite pairing with chicken Alfredo!
Put the Alfredo chicken on top of split baked potatoes and sprinkle some chopped parsley and shredded parmesan. This delicious pairing will leave you wanting more!
For a unique twist on baked potato toppings, you can try topping some freshly baked potatoes with bagel toppings.
Green Bean Casserole
If you have some leftover green bean casserole, then you can use it as the perfect baked potato topping. Simply top your potatoes with leftover green bean casserole and then add some French fried onions to the mix for a crunchy texture.
I simply adore this BLT baked potato topping because it’s just so mouthwateringly divine. Simply drizzle a generous amount of ranch dressing on top of a split baked potato and cover it with some chopped tomatoes, crumbled bacon, and chives.
Cream Cheese With Jalapeños
For a rich and creamy baked potato topping, spread some cream cheese on top of a hot baked potato. The cheese will melt and turn deliciously gooey.
Put some chopped jalapeños and shredded mozzarella on the cheese and sprinkle some breadcrumbs on top.
Simply toss some chopped rotisserie chicken in buffalo sauce or prepare your own buffalo chicken and put it on top of freshly baked potatoes. You can also top the chicken with some crumbled blue cheese or ranch dressing for a unique flavor.
Looking for unique baked potato toppings? Try taco toppings! Cover your baked potatoes with your favorite taco toppings such as salsa, Mexican cheese, chili, black beans, and more for a burst of flavor. I guarantee that you won’t be disappointed!
Pizza toppings are all the rage today. Given my absolute love for pizza fries and burgers, I tried this topping with baked potatoes and it turned out to be the best decision ever!
Load your baked potatoes with marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, and pepperoni slices, and then bake them for another 2 to 3 minutes for the cheese to melt.
For me, nothing tastes as good with baked potatoes as a generous helping of good quality sour cream topped with finely chopped scallions.
There’s just something truly magical about the flavor of sour cream that goes oh-so-well with potatoes!
Tips on Serving Baked Potatoes
The best part about serving fully loaded baked potatoes is that they are a dish in their own right and you can serve them on their own! If you’re pairing baked potatoes with different types of cheese, then don’t forget to microwave the loaded potatoes so that the cheese can melt completely.
Always serve the loaded potatoes right away so that they taste warm and gooey and the flavors blend together nicely.
The Bottom Line
I hope you enjoyed this guide on baked potato toppings. Make sure to try all of the toppings that I’ve mentioned above because each topping brings a whole new flavor and dimension to baked potatoes.
So, what are you waiting for? Go and bake those gorgeous spuds and enjoy them with your favorite toppings!
- Broccoli Cheddar
- Chicken Alfredo
- Bagel Toppings
- Green Bean Casserole
- Cream Cheese With Jalapeños
- Buffalo Chicken
- Taco Topping
- Pepperoni Pizza
- Sour Cream
- Choose some toppings you want to try
- Tell us your favorites
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