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Cheesy Stuffed Potato
Cheesy Stuffed Potato
Makes 1Servings
Prep Time: 10min
Cook Time: 15min
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  • 1 large potato, baked
  • 1/2 cup low fat plain yogurt
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup steamed vegetables, such as broccoli and red bell pepper, coarsely
  • chopped 1/4 cup sharp Cheddar cheese, grated

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

Slice baked potato lengthwise. Carefully scoop out potato, leaving about 1/4" of pulp inside the shell. Mash the potato in a medium mixing bowl.

Mix in the yogurt, black pepper, and cooked vegetables. Place potato shells on baking sheet. Spoon mixture back into potato shells.

Top with Cheddar cheese. Bake for 10 - 15 minutes.

Created by Elizabeth Ward, M.S., R.D., mother of three and author of Healthy Foods, Healthy Kids (Adams Media, 2002)

Submitted by: Makers of LACTAID® Brand Products
Nutritional Facts
Calories: 460
Fat: 12g
Saturated Fat: 7g
Cholesterol: 37mg
Sodium: 383mg
Calcium: 50% Daily Value
Protein: 24g
Carbohydrates: 93g

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