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Mexican Hat Dance Spuds

 Mexican Hat Dance Spuds
Five easy ingredients are all you need for these out-of-the-ordinary stuffed potatoes. Best of all, these tangy taters will be on the table in about 20 minutes. —Nancee Melin, Tucson, Arizona
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 4 large baking potatoes
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 can (16 ounces) bold sloppy joe sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced


  • Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate.
  • Microwave, uncovered, on high for 15-17 minutes or until tender,
  • turning once.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no
  • longer pink; drain. Stir in sloppy joe sauce; heat through.
  • Cut an "X" in the top of each potato; fluff pulp with a fork. Spoon
  • meat mixture into potatoes; sprinkle with cheese and green onions.
  • Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 627 calories, 15 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 1,370 mg sodium, 90 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 33 g protein.