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Potato Skins with Avocado Filling and Garlic Mashed Potato

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A new twist on a fun finger food. Crunchy, salty potato skins on the outside and avocado delight or creamy garlic mashed potato on the inside.
For potato skins
  Potatoes 6 Medium (ukon gold or red potatoes)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt and pepper 2 Pinch
For avocado filling
  Avocados 2 Medium, diced
  Tomato 1 Medium, sliced and diced
  Sweet chili peppers 2 Medium, seeded and diced
  Celery stalk 1 Medium, diced
  Cilantro 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon, ground
  Spike seasoning 1 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
For garlic mashed potato filling
  Garlic 1 Tablespoon, roasted (3 - 4 cloves)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cream cheese 2 Ounce
  Fresh chives 1 Cup (16 tbs), minced
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon

1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
Preparation for Potato Skins:
1. Wash and dry the potatoes and rub them with 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
2. Sprinkle the oiled potatoes with salt and pepper and gently rub it onto the potatoes.
3. Put the potatoes onto a baking tray and bake for 45 minutes or until cooked.
4. Once cooked, set aside to let it cool enough to handle, then cut them in half lengthwise and scoop out leaving enough potato to ensure the potatoes keep their shape.
5. Place them, cut side up on a tray and bake for an additional 15 minutes.
6. Use remaining scooped out potato for the garlic mashed potato skins.

Preparation for Avocado filling:
7. Place all ingredients into a bowl, mix well being careful not to smash the avocados and keep it chunky.
8. Fill the potato skins with 1 to 2 tablespoons of the filling and serve.
Preparation for Garlic Mashed Potato filling:
9. Place the ingredients, expect the chives and paprika, in a bowl and mix well.
10. Fill the potato skins, dust with paprika and then top with chives.
11. Return the potato skins to the oven for an additional 15 minutes.

12. Serve warm or room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 321 Calories from Fat 169

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.5%

Saturated Fat 3.9 g19.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 7.8 mg2.6%

Sodium 346.3 mg14.4%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12%

Dietary Fiber 10.2 g40.7%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 6 g11.6%

Vitamin A 25.7% Vitamin C 82.4%

Calcium 7.3% Iron 17.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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