Baked potatoes with gorgonzola cheese

baked potatoes with gorgonzola blue cheese filling
Preparation time
Cooking time



1 Prepare the potatoes

Wash and scrub the potatoes but do not peel them. Prick the skins with a fork and boil the potatoes for 15 minutes in salty water, or until ready. Insert a toothpick on a potato to test the readiness: the toothpick should enter smoothly but the potatoe must be solid and undivided. Mind that boiling too fast tends to cook the potatoes only on the outside, so they can turn mushy outside before the inner part is cooked.

Drain the potatoes and let them dry and cool off. Cut the tops lengthwise and using a melon baller scoop out the flesh, leaving a thick shell. Keep apart half of the flesh.

2 Prepare the gorgonzola filling

In a non-stick pan sauté the sliced onion in olive oil, than add the potatoes flesh until the onions are lightly golden. Let it cool off, add the crème fresh and the gorgonzola cheese pieces, melt roughly. Season to taste with salt and pepper and spoon back the filling into the potatoes and place them in an ovenproof dish.


3 Bake the gorgonzola potatoes

Heath the oven at 220°C/ 425F/gas z.

Place the potatoes under preheated oven and grill until the filling melts. Serve hot.



The  best potatoes to choose for filling and baking are floury yellow varieties. This recipe, based on boiled potatoes, is quicker that the traditional baked potatoes recipe, that will take much more time, up to 1 ½ hour. This recipe allows you to prepare the potatoes in advance, even a day before, store them in the refrigerator and put them in preheated oven just 30 minutes before serving.


The perfect match: this winter recipe will be perfect with a Barbera d’Asti doc red wine, but will also be very nice with a glass of beer.

11 thoughts on “Baked potatoes with gorgonzola cheese

  1. Pingback: Patricia
  2. Pingback: Kendra
  3. Hello. This potato recipe was really sophisticated, eye-catching, and most importantly, completely addicting.

  4. Made this recipe exactly as directed – delicious and would not change a thing. It was a family hit.

  5. this was easy and delicious. I had everything on hand already and wanted a quick meal that was “homemade” and not out of a box. thanks

  6. What i do not understood is actually how you’re not actually much more well-liked than you might be right now. You are very intelligent. You realize thus significantly relating to this subject, made me personally consider it from numerous varied angles. Its like women and men aren’t fascinated unless it’s one thing to accomplish with Lady gaga! Your own stuffs excellent. Always maintain it up!

  7. I simply want to mention I am newbie to blogging and site-building and honestly savored you’re page. More than likely I’m want to bookmark your site . You amazingly come with great stories. Kudos for sharing your web-site.

  8. I simply want to mention I am beginner to weblog and seriously enjoyed your website. Probably I’m planning to bookmark your site . You absolutely come with amazing article content. Many thanks for revealing your web-site.

  9. Pingback: larissa
  10. Woah! I’m really digging the template/theme of this website. It’s simple, yet effective. A lot of times it’s challenging to get that “perfect balance” between usability and visual appeal. I must say you’ve done a fantastic job with this. Also, the blog loads very fast for me on Opera. Outstanding Blog!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *