Reports Dorothy Bateman of Carver, Massachusetts, "These creamy pre-filled potato shells can be quickly thawed, then baked as a side dish to go with a steak or any meat."
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
- 6 large potatoes
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 green onion, chopped
- 1/4 cup whole milk
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Additional butter
- Scrub and pierce potatoes. Bake at 375° for 1 hour or until tender. When cool enough to handle, cut a thin slice off the top of each potato and discard. Cut each potato in half lengthwise. Scoop out the pulp, leaving a thin shell.
- In a large bowl, mash pulp until smooth. Stir in the sour cream, cheese, onion, milk, butter, parsley and salt. Spoon into potato shells.; brush with butter. Cover and refrigerate.
- Wrap shells individually in plastic wrap; place in freezer containers. Freeze. May be frozen for up to 1 month.
- To use potato shells; Thaw in the refrigerator. Place in an ungreased shallow baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until golden and heated through.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 239 calories, 8g fat (6g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 297mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein.
Originally published as Time-to-Spare Spuds in Quick Cooking Premiere 1998