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Cheesy Stuffed Potatoes

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  Baking potatoes 3 Medium (Approximately 4 3/4 X 2 1/2 Inches)
  Low fat cottage cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Thinly sliced green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  White pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1 Dash

Preheat oven to 400° F.
Scrub potatoes, pierce with a fork and bake 1 hour, then remove and reduce oven temperature to 375° F.
With a sharp knife, cut a lengthwise "lid" about a half-inch down from top of potato to prepare as an entree.
Scoop pulp out of potato and place it in a bowl.
Set shell of potato aside, discarding the lid.
Mash potato pulp with a potato masher or a fork.
Add cheeses, onion, pepper and garlic powder.
Stir to mix well.
Fill potato shells with mixture, dust with paprika and bake 25 minutes at 375° F.
To prepare Cheesy Stuffed Potatoes as a side dish, cut potatoes in half and fill according to instructions.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 895 Calories from Fat 210

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.8%

Saturated Fat 13.1 g65.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 77.5 mg25.8%

Sodium 1727.7 mg72%

Total Carbohydrates 109 g36.5%

Dietary Fiber 8.7 g34.7%

Sugars 13.5 g

Protein 63 g126.1%

Vitamin A 40.7% Vitamin C 77.8%

Calcium 99.2% Iron 35.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cheesy Stuffed Potatoes Recipe