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Taco-Topped Potato Recipe

Taco-Topped Potato Recipe

THIS quick-and-easy recipe fits in well with a busy schedule. Along with a garden salad, it makes a nice light meal for two, but when we want something more filling, I'll serve this potato with a small broiled steak. -Linda Brausen, Janesville, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large baking potato
  • 1/4 pound ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
  • Sour cream

Directions

  • 1. Scrub and pierce potato; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 3-4 minutes on each side or until tender; set aside.
  • 2. Crumble meat into a shallow microwave-safe bowl; add onion. Cover and microwave on high for 1-1/2-2 minutes or until meat is no longer pink, stirring once; drain. Stir in salsa and Worcestershire sauce.
  • 3. Cut potato in half lengthwise; fluff pulp with fork. Top each half with meat mixture, cheese and sour cream. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 each: 294 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 228mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 17g protein .

Reviews for Taco-Topped Potato

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Black Lady 33866
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2011

"Delicious! Anything to do with potatoes, you can't go wrong. That's the Irish speaking!!!"

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susnan 25043
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2010

"This is a quick dinner and filling. I increased the ingredients to cover the potato, and my husband enjoyed it."

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