Blood and Guts Potatoes

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 2 hr 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 30 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 30 min
  • Yield: 4 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

4 baking potatoes

3 balls fresh mozzarella, diced

2 tablespoons tomato ketchup, plus more to decorate

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Prick the potatoes here and there with a fork and put them into the oven, straight on the wire rack, for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, depending on their size.
  3. Take the potatoes out of the oven and let them cool down a little before you handle them. Carefully slice each 1 in half and scoop out the fluffy potato flesh into a bowl, reserving the skins.
  4. Put the diced mozzarella into the bowl with the potato and add the 2 tablespoons of ketchup. Mix with a fork and then spoon the filling back into the potato skins.
  5. Sit the loaded potato skins on a lined baking sheet, and dribble over some more ketchup in a gory blood-dripping kind of way. Put back in the oven to cook for 15 minutes, by which time the cheese will have melted and the potatoes be warmed through.

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