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Hungry Man's Baked Potatoes

 Hungry Man's Baked Potatoes
Sweet potatoes are topped with bacon, veggies, pulled pork and goat cheese for a unique take on a baked potato dinner.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 4 large sweet potatoes
  • 3 thick-sliced bacon strips, cut into quarters
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn
  • 1 medium red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 2 cups refrigerated fully cooked barbecued shredded pork
  • 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro


  • Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate.
  • Microwave, uncovered, on high for 12-15 minutes or until tender,
  • turning once.
  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove
  • to paper towels with a slotted spoon; drain, reserving 1 tablespoon
  • drippings. Saute corn and onion in drippings until tender.
  • With a sharp knife, cut an "X" in each potato; fluff pulp with a
  • fork. Place pork in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, uncovered, for
  • 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Top potatoes with pork, corn
  • mixture, bacon, goat cheese and cilantro. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 stuffed potato equals 435 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 1,044 mg sodium, 60 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 22 g protein.

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Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.