Southeast Dairy Association - Cheesy Stuffed Potato

 

Cheesy Stuffed Potato

Dress up a plain baked potato by stuffing it with cheese, steamed fresh veggies and yogurt.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 1 large potato, baked
  • 1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup steamed vegetables, such as broccoli or red bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425˚.
  • Cut a lengthwise slit in top of potato. Carefully scoop out potato, leaving about 1/4 inch of pulp inside the shell. Mash removed potato in a medium bowl.
  • Add yogurt and black pepper to mashed potato. Place potato shells on baking sheet. Spoon mashed potato mixture back into potato shells.
  • Top with steamed vegetabls and cheese. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Notes

Source of recipe: Elizabeth Ward, M.S., R.D., mother of three and author of Healthy Foods, Healthy Kids (Adams Media, 2002)
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