Mini Gorgonzola Stuffed Potatoes
Give twice-baked potatoes a tasty twist by using red potatoes, filling with a rich, creamy filling and serving as an elegant appetizer.—Janis Scharnott, Fontana, Wisconsin
Total TimePrep: 50 min. Bake: 10 min.
- 48 small red potatoes
- 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 1/3 cup sour cream
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
- 4 thick-sliced bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 tablespoons minced chives
- Scrub potatoes; place in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until tender. Drain.
- When cool enough to handle, cut a thin slice off the top of each potato and discard. Scoop out the pulp, leaving thin shells. Cut thin slices from potato bottoms to level if necessary.
- In a large bowl, mash the pulp with cream cheese, sour cream, butter, garlic, salt and pepper. Stir in Gorgonzola cheese and bacon. Spoon mixture into potato shells; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
- Place in two ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pans. Bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with chives.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 73 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 104mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.
Originally published as Gorgonzola Stuffed New Potatoes in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2010
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