Stuffed Potatoes with Spinach

These can be prepared a few hours in advance. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator until ready to cook.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 8 large baking potatoes (8 oz. each), peeled
  • 4 cups fresh spinach leaves, chopped
  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ cup shredded Monterey jack cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Pierce the potatoes in several spots with a fork. Bake the potatoes for 45 minutes or until done. To test for doneness, pierce the potatoes with a fork. It should go through easily. Remove from the oven.
  • While the potatoes are cooking, heat the oil in a frying pan. Briefly sauté the spinach leaves until bright green.
  • Slice a deep “V” out of the top of the potato to create a well. Place the potato pulp in a large bowl and mash. Mash in the spinach, sour cream, butter, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Place the potatoes on a baking sheet. Spoon an even amount of the potato mixture into each well. Sprinkle each potato with 1 tablespoon shredded cheese. Place in the oven and bake for another 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 8 large baking potatoes (8 oz. each), peeled
  • 4 cups fresh spinach leaves, chopped
  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ cup shredded Monterey jack cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Pierce the potatoes in several spots with a fork. Bake the potatoes for 45 minutes or until done. To test for doneness, pierce the potatoes with a fork. It should go through easily. Remove from the oven.
  • While the potatoes are cooking, heat the oil in a frying pan. Briefly sauté the spinach leaves until bright green.
  • Slice a deep “V” out of the top of the potato to create a well. Place the potato pulp in a large bowl and mash. Mash in the spinach, sour cream, butter, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Place the potatoes on a baking sheet. Spoon an even amount of the potato mixture into each well. Sprinkle each potato with 1 tablespoon shredded cheese. Place in the oven and bake for another 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories350
Total Fat20g
Saturated Fat12g
Cholesterol50mg
Sodium670mg
Total Carbohydrate42g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars5g
Protein10g