Twice Baked Potatoe Recipe

Looking for an easy Twice Baked Potatoe recipe? Learn how to make Twice Baked Potatoe using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lsaldy01

Makes 4 servings



Potatoes are one of the great comfort foods, especially when stuffed with a satisfying mixture of lean ground beef and broccoli florets plus reduced-fat sour cream and Cheddar cheese. Add a tossed salad and you have a healthy and hearty meal that will leave you feeling good.

Recipe Ingredients for Twice Baked Potatoe

4 Potato medium (2-1/4" to 3-1/4" dia) Potatoes, Russet, Flesh And Skin
1 cup flowerets Broccoli, Flower Clusters
1 cup (8 fl oz) Water
1/2 cup, shredded Cheddar Cheese
1/2 cup Cream, Sour, Reduced Fat, Cultured
1/2 tsp Sea Salt
1/4 tsp Pepper, Black
1 medium (4-1/8" long) Onions, Spring Or Scallions

Recipe Directions for Twice Baked Potatoe

  1. Pierce potatoes all over with a fork. Place in the microwave and cook on Medium, turning once or twice, until the potatoes are soft, about 20 minutes. (Or use the ?potato setting? on your microwave and cook according to the manufacturer?s directions.)

  2. Meanwhile, brown meat in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring often, about 3 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl. Increase heat to high, add broccoli and water to the pan, cover, and cook until tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain the broccoli; add to the meat.

  3. Carefully cut off the top third of the cooked potatoes; reserve the tops for another use. Scoop out the insides into a medium bowl. Place the potato shells in a small baking dish. Add 1/2 cup Cheddar, sour cream, salt and pepper to the potato insides and mash with a fork or potato masher. Add scallions and the potato mixture to the broccoli and meat; stir to combine.

  4. Evenly divide the potato mixture among the potato shells and top with the remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Microwave on High until the filling is hot and the cheese is melted, 2 to 4 minutes.

  5. TIPS & NOTES

  6. Make Ahead Tip: Prepare and stuff potatoes. Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days. Microwave and serve.

  7. Vegetarian variation: Replace the ground beef with a soy-based substitute or omit the beef altogether and increase the broccoli to 1 1/2 cups and the cheese to 1 1/4 cups.

Categories

Potatoes, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 338.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
273
Calories from Fat
77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.6g
13%
Saturated Fat
5.3g
26%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
27mg
9%
Sodium
313mg
13%
Potassium
1011mg
29%
Total Carbohydrates
41.3g
14%
Dietary Fiber
2.9g
12%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
9.6g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 49%
Calcium 17% Iron 12%
* 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 B6
  • High in vitamin C
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