Skip to main content Share
& Save

Baked Potato with Ring Tum Ditty

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 1 hour

Servings: 4-6



  • 3 cups (3/4 lb) grated extra sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 (16 oz) can whole kernel corn
  • 2 (16 oz) cans juice reserved whole tomatoes
  • 2 cups chopped onions
  • 12 oz chopped bacon
  • dried thyme
  • 4 to 6 baked baking potatoes
  • to garnish potatoes butter


Sauté the bacon and onions in a heavy pot until the bacon is crisp and the onion is translucent. Drain off the fat. Drain the tomato juice into the pot; squish the tomatoes through your fingers into the pot. Add the corn, and thyme, salt and pepper to taste, and simmer the mixture for 10 to 15 minutes or until desired thickness. Add the cheese and stir until melted. Spoon the Ring Tum Ditty over the halved potatoes with butter and wait for the complements.