Easy Grilled Baked Potatoes

Cheesy butter melting on top makes these taters downright mouthwatering!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Cheesy Butter

1/4
cup butter, softened
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar-American cheese blend (2 oz)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Potatoes

4
medium baking or russet potatoes
1
tablespoon butter, melted
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix cheesy butter ingredients until blended. Refrigerate until serving time.
  • 2 Pierce potatoes to allow steam to escape. Brush outside of potatoes with melted butter; sprinkle with seasoned salt. Place potatoes on microwavable plate or in shallow microwavable dish. Microwave on High 6 to 8 minutes, turning once, until fork-tender.
  • 3 Place potatoes on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 8 to 12 minutes, turning occasionally, until crisp and browned.
  • 4 Cut large X in top of each baked potato; press sides slightly to fluff. Top each with cheesy butter; sprinkle with garlic-pepper blend.

Expert Tips

Use any cheese that you like to make these easy potatoes. Why not try Cheddar, Colby, Swiss or a combination of mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses?

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
380mg
380%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.