Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Super easy and cheesy, spicy potatoes done in the microwave in about 10 minutes. One of my favorite side dishes.


  1. Scrub potatoes thoroughly.
  2. Cut potatoes into 1/4 inch thick slices.
  3. In a 1 1/2 to 2 quart casserole, combine potato slices and water.
  4. Microwave on high, covered, for 9 to 11 minutes or until potatoes are just tender, stirring after every 3 minutes.
  5. Drain potatoes well.
  6. Dollop cheese onto potatoes.
  7. Cook uncovered on high for 45-60 seconds until cheese melts.
  8. Gently stir cheese into potatoes.
Most Helpful

5 5

These came out great! Super quick and loved them. I used regular Cheez Whiz instead of jalapeno and spinkled with some salt and pepper before serving. This is a wonderful recipe for a last minute side dish. Thanks for posting!

5 5

This recipe got applause from my son yesterday!! So, so easy. I used plain cheese wiz and sprinkled some green onions on top after cooking. Unbelievable! I never cooked potato slices (actually, I cubed mine) in the microwave before, but I sure will from now on. Thankyou for the great recipe.