Cheese-Stuffed Potatoes Recipe

 

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  4 Servings, two potato halves each
 
Baking potato4 (8 ounces each)
Lowfat cottage cheese7/8 cup
Whole milk2 tablespoons
Onion, minced2 tablespoons
Paprika1/4 teaspoon


PREPARATION TIME: 20 MINUTES
CONVENTIONAL COOKING TIME: 30 TO 45 MINUTES
MICROWAVE COOKING TIME: 5 TO 10 MINUTES

1. Scrub potatoes and remove any blemIshesd.

TO BAKE:
CONVENTIONAL METHOD:
1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
2. Place potatoes in oven and bake until tender, about 30 to 40 minutes.

MICROWAVE METHOD:

1. Pierce potatoes by using fork prongs.
2. Cover potatoes with waxed paper. Heat on high until tender, about 5 to 10 minutes.

TO STUFF POTATOES:
1. Slice each potato in half, lengthwise. Using a spoon, scoop out pulp, leaving about 1/4 inch thick shells, saving pulp.
2. Blend cheese, milk, and onion. Add potato pulp; mix until light and fluffy.
3. Fill potato halves with mixture. Sprinkle paprika over potatoes.

Note: Return to oven or microwave to reheat, for a few minutes, if desired.

PER SERVING:
Calories250
Total fat1 gram
Saturated fat1 gram
Cholesterol5 milligrams
Sodium216 milligrams

 

 

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