Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Caprese Twice Baked Potatoes

Caprese Twice Baked Potatoes

Recipe Courtesy of Life's Ambrosia
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Calories 1442 kcal


  • avocado oil
  • salt to taste
  • 4 medium Russet potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup Whole milk
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto
  • 1 1/2 cups mozzarella shredded
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes quartered
  • Basil for garnish


  • Preheat grill for indirect heat to 400° F.
  • Rinse and dry potatoes. Rub with avocado oil and sprinkle with salt.
  • Cook potatoes on preheated grill 45-60 minutes or until fork tender.
  • Remove potatoes from grill, cut in half lengthwise. Scoop potato flesh into a bowl and mash. Combine with butter, milk, pesto and alt. Mix well.
  • Spoon filling back into potato skins. Divide mozzarella and tomatoes evenly on top of potatoes.
  • Cook potatoes on grill 5-10 minutes or until cheese has melted and started to bubble. Remove from grill, sprinkle with basil and serve.


Calories: 1442kcalCarbohydrates: 166gProtein: 59gFat: 63gSaturated Fat: 38gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 199mgSodium: 1133mgPotassium: 4121mgFiber: 13gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 3184IUVitamin C: 69mgCalcium: 1050mgIron: 9mg
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