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Potato Skins Recipe

Looking for an easy Potato Skins recipe? Learn how to make Potato Skins using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by thinkinthinner

Makes 4 servings



Nutritional information (per 2 shell serving): Calories: 234, Fat: 4 g., Carbs: 39 g., Protein: 13 g. Try to use nitrate free turkey bacon

Recipe Ingredients for Potato Skins

24 oz. baking potatoes
1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
1/8 tsp. garlic powder
1 pinch cayenne pepper
1 pinch paprika
1/8 tsp. sea salt
4 slices turkey bacon
1 1/2 oz. shredded cheddar cheese
3 tbsp. green onion, chopped
1/4 c. low fat sour cream

Recipe Directions for Potato Skins

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Scrub potatoes and pierce several times with a fork. Rub outside of each potato with 1/4 tsp. oil. Place potatoes on oven rack and bake for 1 hour. Let potatoes cool for 1 to 2 hours.

  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise and scrape out centers, leaving 1/2 in. shell intact. Lightly oil a nonstick baking sheet with oilve oil and arrange potato skins on sheet. Lightly brush them with olive oil and sprinkle with garlic powder, cayenne, paprika and salt. Bake for 10 minutes.

  3. Place small nonstick pan over medium high heat. add bacon and cook, stirring frequently, until lightly crisped, about 3-5 minutes. Transfer bacon to a paper towel lined plate to drain. Sprinkle cheese, bacon and onion evenly over baked shells. Bake for 15 - 18 minutes more until lightly browned. Top with a dollop of sour cream. Serve immediately. Makes 4 (2 shell) servings.

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Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 216.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
254
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.2g
11%
Saturated Fat
3.6g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
27mg
9%
Sodium
288mg
12%
Potassium
956mg
27%
Total Carbohydrates
37.2g
12%
Dietary Fiber
3.9g
16%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
10.5g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 12% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin C
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