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Twice Baked Potatoes

Categories: New Year, St. Patrick's Day, Vegetarian
Type: Side Dishes

Twice baked potatoes are a great accompaniment to a meal -- but they're so filling, they can be be a meal by themselves.

Serves: 2 servings


  • 2 baked potatoes
  • 1/4 cup cottage cheese or low-fat cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup low-fat milk
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper paprika, optional

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  1. Bake potatoes. Cut potatoes open. Scoop out pulp, leaving 1/4-inch shell. Place potato pulp in mixing bowl.
  2. In food processor or blender, combine cottage cheese and milk. Process until smooth. Add pulp, margarine, parsley, chives, garlic powder, and pepper. Blend until smooth and fluffy.
  3. Spoon mixture into potato shells. Place on microwave-safe baking dish. Cook on high for 1-2 minutes, until heated through.
  4. Sprinkle with paprika, if desired.

excerpted from:

From Quick Meals for Healthy Kids and Busy Parents. Copyright 1995 by Sandra K. Nissenberg, Margaret L. Bogle, and Audrey C. Wright. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

To order this book visit www.wiley.com.

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