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Cheese Stuffed Potatoes

Cheese Stuffed Potatoes

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Course Dinner
Servings 8

Equipment

  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Oven
  • Spoon

Ingredients
  

  • Ingredients
  • 4 baking potatoes 8 ounces each
  • 2 cups low fat 1% cottage cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons 1% low fat milk
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped onions
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder

Instructions
 

  • Directions
  • Wash hands with warm water and soap. Wash fresh vegetables before preparing.
  • Preheat oven to 400° F.
  • Place potatoes in oven and bake until tender* (about 30-40 minutes).
  • Slice each potato in half, lengthwise. Using a spoon, scoop out pulp, leaving about ¼-inch thick shells. Save potato pulp.
  • Blend cheese, milk and onion.
  • Add potato pulp; mix until light and fluffy.
  • Fill potato shells with mixture.
  • Sprinkle chili powder over potatoes and serve.
  • * Potatoes can be cooked in microwave oven instead. Cook on high heat for 5-10 minutes until tender. Pierce potatoes with fork before cooking, and cover potatoes with waxed paper or paper towel.

Notes

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)
Calories, 123; carbohydrate, 22 g; protein, 8 g; fat, 1 g; saturated fat, 1 g; trans fat, 0 g; cholesterol, 5 mg; fiber, 2 g; total sugars, 4 g; sodium, 221 mg; calcium, 118 mg; folate, 25 mcg; iron, 1 mg; percent calories from fat, 7%.
Makes 8 servings – ½ potato each.
Keyword Potato
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