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Meat Lover’s Italian Potato Skins

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Total Time:
37 mins
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Servings:
4 Servings

Crispy pancetta, peppy pepperoni, and savory Toscano Ground Sausage make these Italian meat lover’s potato skins too hard to pass up. Serve View More expand_more

Crispy pancetta, peppy pepperoni, and savory Toscano Ground Sausage make these Italian meat lover’s potato skins too hard to pass up. Serve with a side of pizza sauce, and you’ve got the perfect party and snack pleaser!

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Meat Lover’s Italian Potato Skins
alarm
Total Time:
37 mins
school
Skill Level:
Beginner
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Servings:
4 Servings

Ingredients


Product ImagePancetta
  • 8 ounces Carando Pancetta8 ounces
  • 1 package Carando Thick Cut Pepperoni1 package
  • 1 package Carando Toscano Ground Sausage1 package
  • Oil, for frying
  • 4 Large cold potatoes4
  • 1 Small red onion, diced1
  • 1 pound Mozzarella cheese, shredded1 pound
  • 1 cup Sour cream1 cup
  • 1 bunch Scallions, sliced thin1 bunch
  • 14 ounces Pizza sauce14 ounces

Instructions


  1. Preheat the oven to 425ºF

  2. Heat oil in a fryer or heavy pot to 350ºF

  3. Cut the potatoes in half, lengthwise and scoop out the insides, leaving about a 1/2 inch of flesh

  4. Heat a sauté pan over medium-high heat, and render the pancetta until crispy, drain on a paper towel and reserve

  5. In the same pan, add the sausage and brown, breaking up any large clumps, and drain off fat

  6. Add the pepperoni, cook until crispy, and drain off the fat and reserve

  7. Fry the potato skins in batches until deep golden brown and drain on paper towels

  8. Place the potato skins on a baking sheet lined with foil, skin-side down. Fill the skins with the meat mixture, top with desired amount of diced onion, and an even amount of the mozzarella cheese

  9. Bake for 10 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly and beginning to brown

  10. Remove the potato skins from the oven. Sprinkle an even amount of the crispy pancetta, a dollop of sour cream, and garnish with the scallions

  11. Serve with pizza sauce on the side

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Ingredients


  • 8 ounces Carando Pancetta8 ounces
  • 1 package Carando Thick Cut Pepperoni1 package
  • 1 package Carando Toscano Ground Sausage1 package
  • Oil, for frying
  • 4 Large cold potatoes4
  • 1 Small red onion, diced1
  • 1 pound Mozzarella cheese, shredded1 pound
  • 1 cup Sour cream1 cup
  • 1 bunch Scallions, sliced thin1 bunch
  • 14 ounces Pizza sauce14 ounces

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