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That's Amore Baked Potatoes Recipe
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That's Amore Baked Potatoes Recipe

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We add a touch of Italy to these baked potatoes with beefed up spaghetti sauce, pepperoni and more. Now, that's amore!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 large baking potatoes
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, shredded
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) spaghetti sauce with mushrooms
  • 5 ounces pepperoni, chopped
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine or reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Colby-Monterey Jack cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 stuffed potato equals 794 calories, 35 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 115 mg cholesterol, 1,279 mg sodium, 73 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 42 g protein.

Directions

  1. Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 15 minutes or until tender, turning once.
  2. In a Dutch oven, cook the ground beef, green pepper, carrot, onion and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the spaghetti sauce, pepperoni, wine, oregano and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
  3. With a sharp knife, cut an "X" in each potato; fluff pulp with a fork. Spoon sauce over potatoes and sprinkle with cheese. Microwave until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as That's Amore Baked Potatoes in Simple & Delicious August/September 2012, p9

Nutritional Facts

1 stuffed potato equals 794 calories, 35 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 115 mg cholesterol, 1,279 mg sodium, 73 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 42 g protein.

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.

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