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Stuffed Potato Skins

 Stuffed Potato Skins
"Fabulous as party appetizers, snacks or light meals, these potatoes are a fun way to eat your vegetables," writes Hollie Powell from St. Louis, Missouri.
12 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 medium baking potatoes (6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, divided
  • 1 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh broccoli florets, finely chopped
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese, divided

Directions

  • Scrub and pierce potatoes. Bake at 400° for 40-50 minutes or
  • until tender. Cool slightly; cut each potato in half lengthwise.
  • Scoop out the pulp, leaving a thin shell (save pulp for another
  • use). Place potato shells on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Combine butter and 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce; brush over shells.
  • Broil 4 in. from the heat for 5 minutes or until edges are crispy
  • and butter is bubbly. Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the onions, red
  • pepper, broccoli, 3/4 cup cheese and remaining hot pepper sauce;
  • spoon into potato skins. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Broil 2-3
  • minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 potato skin equals 158 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 35 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber,

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Nutritional Facts: 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 2 starch.