Tex-Mex potato skins with guacamole

Tex-Mex potato skins with guacamole | The Baking Fairy

The Superbowl is approaching very, very quickly, and we all know what that means… football food and commercials! Or football, I guess, if you’re the sort that’s into that. Personally, the only football games I watch are the Aggie games, and even then, it’s when I’m physically attending in the stadium. Football on tv for me is even more incomprehensible than live, so I tend to avoid it completely and do what I’m good at… making food! Today I am sharing these unbelievably delicious Tex-Mex potato skins stuffed with refried beans, melty cheese, salsa, and creamy guacamole. Yum, yum, and yum. Of course there’s nothing wrong with the standard recipe made with cheese, bacon, and sour cream, but sometimes it’s fun to change it up! I guess you could say these are a cross between nachos and potato skins, making them the perfect football food.

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Tex-Mex potato skins with guacamole | The Baking Fairy

Tex-Mex potato skins with guacamole

The Superbowl is approaching very, very quickly, and we all know what that means… football food and commercials! Or football, I guess, if you’re the sort that’s into that. Personally, the only football games I watch are the Aggie games, and even then, it’s when I’m physically attending in the stadium. Football on tv for… 

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