Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Stuffed potatoes are usually stuffed with fat and calories! This version is just as rich-tasting but much lower in fat.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 2 hoursDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 4 large russet potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup 1% milk
  • 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. snipped chives

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Scrub potatoes and pierce skins with a fork. Place directly on wire racks in oven and bake 1 hour. Remove from oven and reduce oven temperature to 375°F. Meanwhile, in microwave-safe bowl, combine butter and garlic; cook on high for 30 seconds.
  • Cut potatoes in half. Scoop out the potato flesh into a bowl, being careful not to tear the skins. Set skins aside on baking sheet.
  • Add butter mixture to the potatoes and mash. Then add the milk, ricotta cheese, salt, pepper, Parmesan cheese, and chives to the potatoes and stir until combined.
  • Spoon the potato mixture into the potato skins, mounding the top. Bake until heated through, about 30 to 35 minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 4 large russet potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup 1% milk
  • 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. snipped chives

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Scrub potatoes and pierce skins with a fork. Place directly on wire racks in oven and bake 1 hour. Remove from oven and reduce oven temperature to 375°F. Meanwhile, in microwave-safe bowl, combine butter and garlic; cook on high for 30 seconds.
  • Cut potatoes in half. Scoop out the potato flesh into a bowl, being careful not to tear the skins. Set skins aside on baking sheet.
  • Add butter mixture to the potatoes and mash. Then add the milk, ricotta cheese, salt, pepper, Parmesan cheese, and chives to the potatoes and stir until combined.
  • Spoon the potato mixture into the potato skins, mounding the top. Bake until heated through, about 30 to 35 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories230
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat4g
Cholesterol20mg
Sodium260mg
Total Carbohydrate35g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars2g
Protein9g