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Super Stuffed Potatoes

For moms committed to healthy fare, Rochelle Brownlee offers a mouthwatering dish from her kitchen in Big Timber, Montana. “This is one of our very favorite low-fat, low-calorie recipes. It’s delicious and so easy!”—Rochelle Brownlee, Big Timber, Montana
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 medium baking potatoes (8 to 10 ounces each)
  • 1 cup 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper

Directions

  • Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 16-18 minutes or until tender, turning once. Let stand for 5 minutes. Cut a thin slice off the top of each potato and discard. Scoop out pulp, leaving a thin shell.
  • In a large bowl, mash the pulp with cottage cheese. Stir in the ham, mozzarella cheese and green pepper. Spoon into potato shells (shells will be full). Return to the microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 3-5 minutes or until heated through.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 276 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 532mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 18g protein.

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