Southwestern Potato Skins
Preparation Time

Under 15 Minutes

Total Time

More than 1 Hour

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Southwestern Potato Skins

You'll be filled with joy and excitement when you fill your baked potato skins with zesty Italian sausage and spicy CHI-CHI'S® Salsa.


8 small baking potatoes, baked and cooled slightly

1/2 (12-ounce) package Italian turkey sausage or pork sausage

2/3 cup CHI-CHI'S® 16 oz Thick & Chunky Salsa Medium

1 (11.5-ounce) jar CHI-CHI'S® Salsa Con Queso

Sour cream, sliced green onions and ripe olives


1. Heat oven to 425ºF.
2. Cut baked potatoes in half lengthwise. Scoop out cooked potato, leaving 1/4-inch shell. Place potato shells on ungreased baking sheet.
3. In medium skillet or saucepan, brown sausage; drain. Return to skillet. Stir in salsa; cook 2 minutes.
4. Spoon sausage mixture evenly into potato shells. Top each with salsa con queso. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until heated thoroughly. Serve with sour cream, sliced green onions and sliced ripe olives, if desired.