Mexican Baked Potato Skins
|Baking potatoes||4 Large|
|Vegetable cooking spray||1 Tablespoon|
|Reduced-calorie margarine||1 Tablespoon|
|Diced sweet red pepper||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Minced green onions||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Corn on the cob||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Fresh, About 3 Ears)|
|Chili powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Nonfat sour cream substitute||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Minced fresh cilantro||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Low fat cheddar cheese||8 Ounce (50% Less Fat)|
Scrub potatoes; prick each potato several times with a fork.
Bake at 400° for 1 hour or until potatoes are done.
Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; add margarine.
Place over medium-high heat until margarine melts.
Add red pepper and green onions; saute 3 minutes or until tender.
Stir in corn, chili powder, salt, and pepper; saute 3 minutes or until tender.
Remove from heat, and let cool.
Stir in sour cream and minced cilantro.
Allow potatoes to cool to touch.
Cut potatoes in half lengthwise.
Carefully scoop out pulp, leaving about 1/8-inch-thick shells.
Cut each shell in half lengthwise.
Reserve potato pulp for another use.
Place shells, skin side down, on an ungreased baking sheet; spray shells lightly with cooking spray.
Bake at 425° for 15 minutes or until crisp.
Spoon corn mixture evenly into shells; sprinkle evenly with cheese.
Broil 5 1/2 inches from heat (with electric oven door partially opened) 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese melts.
Garnish with cilantro sprigs, if desired.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2192 Calories from Fat 563
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 63 g96.8%
Saturated Fat 30.3 g151.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 141.7 mg47.2%
Sodium 2531.2 mg105.5%
Total Carbohydrates 323 g107.6%
Dietary Fiber 30.7 g122.7%
Sugars 35.7 g
Protein 105 g210.2%
Vitamin A 235.8% Vitamin C 494.2%
Calcium 247.1% Iron 85.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet