Hungry Man's Baked Potatoes Recipe
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Hungry Man's Baked Potatoes Recipe

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Sweet potatoes are topped with bacon, veggies, pulled pork and goat cheese for a unique take on a baked potato dinner.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

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.

Directions

  1. Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 12-15 minutes or until tender, turning once.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
Originally published as Hungry Man's Baked Potatoes in Simple & Delicious August/September 2012, p9

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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Reviewed Dec. 3, 2012

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