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Meaty Stuffed Potatoes

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Meaty Stuffed Potatoes
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  • Makes: 3 servings

Here is a delicious recipe for potatoes stuffed with meat, vegetables, and cheese that will become a favorite at your home. Enjoy this dish with a side or dessert of your favorite fruit.

Ingredients

  • 3 potatoes (medium)
  • 8 ounce turkey, chicken, beef, or pork, diced and cooked
  • 1 cup broccoli (coarsely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup carrot (thinly sliced)
  • 3/4 cup water (hot)
  • 3/4 cup non-fat milk
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup cheese, shredded low-fat

Directions

1. Wash your hands and work area.

2. Scrub potatoes. Remove any bad spots. Do not peel. Cut each in half.

3. In a covered saucepan, boil potatoes in just enough water to cover the pieces. When they are fork-tender (about 15 to 20 minutes), remove from heat and drain. Set aside. (Note: you can also pierce whole potatoes with a knife or fork in several places and cook in microwave without water until fork tender, then cut each in half).

4. Meanwhile, in a skillet sprayed with non-stick cooking spray, combine cooked meat, broccoli, onion, carrots and water.

5. Boil until vegetables are fork tender - about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low.

6. In a jar with a tight fitting lid, combine milk, flour and pepper. Shake well.

7. Stir flour mixture into meat mixture until well blended.

8. Stir in cheese. Cook over low heat about 5 minutes longer or until sauce thickens, stirring frequently.

9. To serve, place 2 potato halves on each plate and mash the middle somewhat. Spoon about one third cup of the meat mixture over each potato half

10. Cover and refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Source: Kansas State University Research and Extension, Fix it Fresh! Recipe Series

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 prepared potato, 1/3 of recipe (413g)
Nutrients Amount
Calories 326
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Sodium 208 mg
Total Carbohydrate 49 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 8 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 28 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 215 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 1360 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 326
Total Fat 2 g
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 5 mg
Cholesterol 48 mg
Total Carbohydrate 49 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 8 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 28 g
Minerals
Calcium 215 mg
Potassium 1360 mg
Sodium 208 mg
Copper 324 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 87 mg
Phosphorus 427 mg
Selenium 24 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 236 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 1 mcg
Vitamin C 71 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 37 mcg
Folate 77 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 7 mg
Choline 91 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
2 1/4 cups
Grains
1/4 ounces
Protein Foods
1 3/4 ounces
Dairy
1/2 cups

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