Baked Potatoes with Onion and Cheese


2 large baking potatoes, weighing about 8 oz each
2 red onions, halved
olive oil
1 cup Cheddar cheese, grated
salt and black pepper
1 Tbsp butter or 1–2 Tbsp milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Scrub and score the potatoes, then place them in 2 small roasting pan with the onions. Drizzle the onions with olive oil then bake for 1 hour, or until the potatoes are done.
  3. Slice the potatoes in half and scoop the soft centers out into a food processor. Add the baked onion, most of the cheese, seasonings, and butter or milk and process until smooth in consistency.
  4. Pile the filling back into the potatoes, top with the remaining cheese, and return to the oven for 10 to 15 minutes, or brown lightly under a hot broiler.

Makes 2 servings.

Source: Onions