Fajita Baked Potato

Fajita Baked Potato ~ Spice up the standard Baked Potato and make it the main course! If you like fajitas and you like baked potatoes you are going to LOVE this recipe! Spicy and filling and perfect for the family

I love a good baked potato! I am a carb addict what can I say?  I also love an all in one meal.  No pesky side dishes here.  This is a full meal on it’s own! Totally satisfying and full of flavor, you will be the rock star of your family!

Mexican flavors seem to be just about everyone’s family favorite.  I bet your family loves it!  What’s not to love? Spicy, cheesy, tasty….. It just puts a smile on everyone’s face.

Best thing about an All in One Meal?  It’s soooo EASY!!!

Fajita Baked Potato ~ Spice up the standard Baked Potato and make it the main course! If you like fajitas and you like baked potatoes you are going to LOVE this recipe! Spicy and filling and perfect for the family

Just like the real fajita this has  steak, onions, peppers, salsa, cheese, sour cream and chives.  I am partial to salsa verde but feel free to use your favorite kind.  Bring on the heat and use some chopped up jalapenos! I used meat that is already cut in strips ready to make fajita’s.  Most grocery stores will carry this.  If you can’t find it use a skirt steak and cut strips on a diagonal.

Cheese and more cheese please!

Oh did I mention Cheese?

Fajita Baked Potato ~ Spice up the standard Baked Potato and make it the main course! If you like fajitas and you like baked potatoes you are going to LOVE this recipe! Spicy and filling and perfect for the family

I know that your family will love this.  Every mom needs a go to quick night easy meal on a super busy day!  I am sure that this recipe will make you favorite list!

Fajita Baked Potato

Fajita Baked Potato

This is a Plaid and Paisley Kitchen original recipe. Please feel free to make and share. All photos and content are copyrighted.

Ingredients

  • 4 large russet potatoes
  • 1/2 lb ready to make fajita meat
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 1/4 onion diced
  • 1/2 red, yellow or green pepper
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • sour cream and chopped fresh chives for garnish

Instructions

  • in a saute pan over high heat brown the fajita strips turn the heat down to medium and stir the taco seasonings in
  • put the veggies in the pan and continue to saute until they are soft and cooked through
  • Once meat is cooked and the taco seasoning is all mixed in skim the grease out of the pan
  • wash and prick the potatoes a few times
  • place in microwave and cook on high for 7 min
  • check for doneness by placing a fork into the potato if goes in all the way easily it is ready
  • slice potatoes open and fluff the filling with a fork
  • pour the salsa evenly over each potato
  • then divide the meat and veggie mixture over each potato
  • sprinkle with each with cheese
  • you can pop them in the microwave if you want melty cheese for 45 seconds on high
  • dollop each with sour cream and sprinkle the chives on
  • Enjoy!
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Here are some other fun potato recipes you may like

Federale Potato Casserole

Slow Cooker Ranchero Pork

 

 

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  2. These look so yummy. I also love the name of your blog!! Thanks for sharing this recipe :)
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  3. Yum, this looks like my kind of jacket potato. Thanks for linking up at Sweet and Savoury Sunday, stop by and link up again this weekend!
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  4. I knew I liked you. MORE CHEESE PLEASE!
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  5. I just know the boys in my house would devour these!!! They look amazing!!
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  6. That looks so delicious. I cannot wait to make this one. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Loaded baked potatoes are an awesome dinner idea. Love the fajita flavors in this!!!
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  8. This is such a yummy idea Chandra and your pics are just gorgeous! Pinned!
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  9. Looks potato perfect! Pinning!

  10. I am totally down with this baked potato.
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  11. From a fellow carb addict, I can say “well done”! This is a reminder for me to eat baked potatoes more often. So easy and so good. Can’t wait to try this!
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