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Double-Stuffed Potatoes Recipe
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Double-Stuffed Potatoes Recipe

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This creamy dish comes alive with the addition of sweet potatoes, brown sugar and cinnamon. Fresh pears lend an unexpected, yet fitting, special touch. Taste of Home Test Kitchen - Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1-1/4 hours Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1-1/4 hours Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 14 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 medium baking potatoes
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes
  • 2 medium pears, peeled and cubed
  • 5 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 stuffed potato half equals 182 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 218 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. Scrub and pierce the baking and sweet potatoes. Bake at 400° for 50-55 minutes or until tender. Meanwhile, place pears in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain and set aside.
  2. Cool potatoes slightly; cut each in half lengthwise. Scoop out the pulp, leaving thin shells. In a large bowl, mash pulp with butter. Stir in the milk, egg, salt, pepper, cinnamon and reserved pears.
  3. Spoon mixture into potato shells. Sprinkle with brown sugar. Place on a baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 14 servings.
Originally published as Double-Stuffed Potatoes in Healthy Cooking December/January 2009, p38

Nutritional Facts

1 stuffed potato half equals 182 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 218 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Mar. 29, 2011

Absolutely delicious, added small amount of shredded cheese to top last 10 minutes.

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