Cheese-Stuffed
Potatoes


Ingredients

4 Baking potatoes (8 ounces each)
7/8 cup lowfat cottage cheese
2 Tablespoons whole milk
2 Tablespoons minced onion
1/4 teaspoon paprika

PREPARATION TIME:

20 MINUTES

CONVENTIONAL COOKING TIME:
30 TO 45 MINUTES

MICROWAVE COOKING TIME:
5 TO 10 MINUTES

1. Scrub potatoes and remove any blemishes.

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:
Calories 250
Total fat 1.0 grams
Saturated Fat 1.0 gram
Cholesterol 5 milligrams
Sodium 216 milligrams


Serves 4
two potato halves each




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