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"These stuffed potatoes are a favorite," says Shary Geidner from Clear Lake, Iowa. "They're an easy meal-in-one." Plus, they're a great way to use up any extra ham, chili or baked potatoes.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 large baking potatoes, baked
  • 1 can (15 ounces) chili without beans
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • Sour cream, optional

Directions

Cut each potato in half lengthwise but not all the way through, leaving potato attached at the bottom. Push potatoes open and fluff pulp with a fork. Place on a microwave-safe plate. Top each with the chili, onions, mushrooms, ham and cheese. Cover and microwave on high for 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with sour cream if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with an 850-watt microwave.
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Couch Potatoes in Quick Cooking January/February 2004, p9

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 815 calories, 30g fat (17g saturated fat), 134mg cholesterol, 2404mg sodium, 90g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 10g fiber), 50g protein.

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  • 2 large baking potatoes, baked
  • 1 can (15 ounces) chili without beans
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • Sour cream, optional
  1. Cut each potato in half lengthwise but not all the way through, leaving potato attached at the bottom. Push potatoes open and fluff pulp with a fork. Place on a microwave-safe plate. Top each with the chili, onions, mushrooms, ham and cheese. Cover and microwave on high for 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with sour cream if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with an 850-watt microwave.
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Couch Potatoes in Quick Cooking January/February 2004, p9

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