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Sweet Potato Skins Recipe

Sweet Potato Skins - a delicious appetizer with a buttery Parmesan crusted glaze and topped with bacon and chives.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 3 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 13 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 259 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 5 small sweet potatoes
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • pepper
  • 10 strips bacon cooked and crumbled
  • shredded cheddar cheese
  • sour cream
  • green onions/chives


  1. Preheat oven to 400.

  2. Pierce potatoes with fork and place on foil-lined baking sheet. Bake for 45-50 minutes. Let cool completely when done.
  3. Cut potatoes lengthwise and scoop out ½ of the pulp. Place on a foil-lined baking sheet.
  4. In a small bowl combine oil, Parmesan cheese, salt, garlic powder, paprika and pepper. Mix well.
  5. Brush this mixture over the tops and bottoms of each potato skin.
  6. Bake at 400 for 15 minutes.
  7. Cut in half cross-wise. Add cheese and bacon and bake for 3-4 more minutes.
  8. Sprinkle on green onions or chives. Serve warm with ranch or sour cream
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Skins Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 259 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 29mg10%
Sodium 539mg23%
Potassium 87mg2%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 215IU4%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.