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Sliced Twice Baked Potatoes

Sliced Twice Baked Potatoes {National Potato Day}

Great American Recipes, lightly adapted
Course Side Dish


  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3 Tbl. melted butter
  • 2 Tbl. fresh herbs such as sage rosemary, and thyme.
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 4 Tbl. grated cheddar
  • 2 Tbl. grated Parmesan cheese
  • More of all if needed :)
  • 1-2 Tbl. olive oil for basting


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Peel potatoes if the skin is tough, otherwise just scrub and rinse them.
  • Cut potatoes into thin slices but not all the way through. Use a handle of a wooden spoon to prevent knife from cutting all the way through.
  • Put potatoes in a baking dish, fan them slightly.
  • Melt butter over low heat and add minced garlic and herbs and sauté until tender, 2-3 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with salt & drizzle with garlic herb butter.
  • Bake for 50 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and sprinkle with cheese and baste with melted butter.
  • Bake potatoes for another 10-15 minutes until browned and cheeses are melted.
  • Check with a fork for tenderness.


You can substitute 2-3 teaspoons of dried herb for the 2-3 Tablespoons of fresh. Or you sprinkle with your favorite spices, like cumin or caraway seeds.