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Super-Stuffed Mexican Potatoes Recipe

Super-Stuffed Mexican Potatoes Recipe

These taters are packed! Your whole family will enjoy this hearty stuffed potato. —Steve Westphal, Wind Lake, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 large baking potatoes
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) black bean and corn salsa
  • 1 package (6 ounces) ready-to-use grilled chicken breast strips
  • 1 cup cubed process cheese (Velveeta)
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • Optional toppings: chopped green onions, sliced ripe olives and sour cream

Directions

  • 1. Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 15-17 minutes or until tender, turning once.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine the salsa, chicken and cheese. Cook and stir over medium heat until cheese is melted.
  • 3. Cut an "X" in the top of each potato; fluff pulp with a fork. Spoon salsa mixture over potatoes and sprinkle with tomato. Serve with toppings of your choice. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 stuffed potato (calculated without optional ingredients) equals 518 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 1,267 mg sodium, 88 g carbohydrate, 13 g fiber, 26 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.