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Enjoy the comforting combination of creamy broccoli cheddar filling nestled inside fluffy baked potatoes with this easy and satisfying recipe for Broccoli Cheddar Stuffed Potatoes.

Why Make This Recipe

This recipe is perfect for a hearty and flavorful meal that is simple to prepare. The creamy and cheesy broccoli filling complements the fluffy potato perfectly, making it a satisfying and delicious dish for lunch or dinner.

How to Make Broccoli Cheddar Stuffed Potatoes


  • 4 medium russet potatoes, washed well and dried
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons salted butter, very soft
  • 1/2 cup non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried onion flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 and 1/2 cups cooked broccoli, chopped, divided
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded, divided


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees (F).
  2. Line a small baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Bake the washed potatoes in a small baking dish for 45-60 minutes until soft.
  4. Once cooled, slice each potato in half lengthwise and scoop out the pulp, leaving the skins intact.
  5. Rub the potato skins with olive oil and place them on the prepared baking sheet.
  6. In a large bowl, mash the potato pulp with butter, Greek yogurt, buttermilk, salt, pepper, chives, garlic powder, onion powder, dried onion flakes, dill weed, paprika, 3/4 cup of cheese, and half of the chopped broccoli.
  7. Fill the potato skins with the broccoli cheddar mixture and top with the remaining cheese.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the cheese is melted and potatoes are heated through.

How to Serve Broccoli Cheddar Stuffed Potatoes

Serve the stuffed potatoes hot as a delicious and satisfying main dish. Pair them with a side salad or roasted vegetables for a complete meal.

How to Store Broccoli Cheddar Stuffed Potatoes

Store any leftover stuffed potatoes in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat in the oven or microwave before serving.

Tips to Make Broccoli Cheddar Stuffed Potatoes

  • Be sure to thoroughly cook and mash the potato pulp for a smooth filling.
  • Ensure the potato skins are well-coated with olive oil to achieve a crispy texture.
  • Customize the filling with additional herbs or spices to suit your taste preferences.


For a lighter version, use low-fat cheese and substitute Greek yogurt with sour cream for a creamier texture.


  1. Can I use a different type of cheese for this recipe? Yes, you can experiment with different cheese varieties like mozzarella or Gouda for a unique flavor.
  2. Can I add other vegetables to the filling? Absolutely! Feel free to add vegetables like bell peppers, spinach, or mushrooms to enhance the filling.
  3. Can I make this recipe ahead of time? While it’s best served fresh, you can prepare the filling in advance and assemble the stuffed potatoes just before baking.