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Bacon, Cremini & Brie Potatoes for Two

 Bacon, Cremini & Brie Potatoes for Two
"This is my version of an ultimate baked potato. Rich Brie, crispy bacon and cremini mushrooms transform the humble baked potato into something really special."
2 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min.


  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 bacon strips, chopped
  • 1/4 pound sliced baby portobello (cremini) mushrooms
  • 2 ounces Brie cheese, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives


  • Scrub and pierce potatoes. Rub potato skins with oil; sprinkle with
  • salt. Bake at 400° for 50-60 minutes or until tender.
  • In a skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to
  • paper towels with a slotted spoon; drain, reserving 1 tablespoon
  • drippings. Saute mushrooms in drippings.
  • Cut a 2-in. "X" in tops of potatoes; insert cheese slices. Top with
  • mushrooms, bacon and chives. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 stuffed potato equals 531 calories, 34 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 781 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 16 g protein.