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Cheese Stuffed Potatoes

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Cheese Stuffed Potatoes

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  • Makes: 4 servings

These potatoes are light and fluffy on the inside and baked twice to give a crunchy crust.


  • 4 potatoes (large, baking)
  • 1 cup cottage cheese, low-fat
  • 2 tablespoon 1% milk
  • 2 tablespoon onion (chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika


1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

2. Scrub the potatoes.

3. Put the potatoes in the oven. Bake 30 to 40 minutes until tender.

4. Slice each potato in half lengthwise.

5. Use a spoon to scoop out the inside of each potato. Leave about ½ inch of potato next to the skin. Save the inside part of each potato in a small bowl.

6. Peel the onion. Chop it to make 2 tablespoons chopped onion.

7. Put the cheese, milk, and onion in another small bowl. Add the insides of the potatoes. Mix with a fork until light and fluffy.

8. Divide this mix into 8 parts. Put part of the mix inside each potato.

9. Sprinkle paprika over the potatoes.

10. Return to the oven for 5 minutes to reheat.


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Source: Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Program, Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network
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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 2 potato halves, 1/4 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Calories 338
Total Fat N/A
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Sodium 212 mg
Total Carbohydrate 67 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 14 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 107 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 1623 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 338
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 6 mg
Total Carbohydrate 67 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 14 g
Calcium 107 mg
Potassium 1623 mg
Sodium 212 mg
Copper 419 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 90 mg
Phosphorus 311 mg
Selenium 7 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamin A 19 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 73 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 7 mcg
Folate 66 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 4 mg
Choline 56 mg
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