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Stuffed Potatoes With Ham, Thyme, And Gruyere

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  Russet potatoes 4 Large, washed
  Extra-virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon (A Drizzle)
  Extra-virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon (Once Around The Pan)
  Shallots 2 , chopped
  Baked ham 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 1/4-inch strips (From Deli, 1/8-Inch Thick Slices)
  Gruyere cheese 1⁄2 Pound, shredded
  Butter 2 Tablespoon (In Small Pieces)
  Milk/Half-and-half 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Thyme sprig 6 , leaves stripped and chopped to make 2 tablespoons
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste

1) Preheat broiler to high with oven rack 6 inches from heat source.
2) In a large bowl add potatoes. Drizzle oil over potatoes and rub well.
3) Pierce potatoes with a fork.
4) Place on Microwave high for and cook 12 minutes until tender.
5) Lets stand the potatoes for 5 minutes until cool.
6) Halve potatoes from center and scoop out potato flesh in a bowl.
7) Keep the skins aside on a nonstick baking sheet.
8) Heat a small skillet over medium heat.
9) Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Add shallots and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes until bits are just tender.

10) In a mixing bowl, add cooked potato, shallots, ham strips, cheese, butter, milk or half-and-half, thyme, and salt and pepper.
11) Using a potato masher or fork, combine the mixture but not entirely lump-free.
12) Scoop mixture into skins and broil for 2 or 3 minutes till lightly brown on top.

13) Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 566 Calories from Fat 309

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g53.4%

Saturated Fat 16.3 g81.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 81.3 mg27.1%

Sodium 354.2 mg14.8%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.6%

Sugars 2.6 g

Protein 33 g66.9%

Vitamin A 20.9% Vitamin C 23.8%

Calcium 64.4% Iron 11.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Stuffed Potatoes With Ham, Thyme, And Gruyere Recipe