Southwestern Stuffed Potatoes

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Brought to you by Holly Clegg and Eating Well Through Cancer
This variation is a great choice if you enjoy stuffed potatoes. Make a bunch and freeze for a quick lunch.

Makes 6 servings

3 medium baking potatoes 
3 tablespoons butter 
2 tablespoons skim milk 
1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt 
1 1/2 cups frozen corn, thawed 
1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles, optional 
4 green onions, chopped
1 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese 
Paprika

1. Preheat oven 400F. Wash potatoes well, and dry thoroughly. With fork, prick skins over entire surface. 
2. Place potatoes directly on oven rack, bake 1 hour or until soft when squeezed. When done, cut each potato in half lengthwise. Scoop out inside, leaving a thin shell. 
3. In mixer, mash potato pulp until no lumps remain. Add butter, skim milk, and yogurt, mixing well. Stir in corn, green chiles, green onions, and cheese, combining well. Spoon mixture into shells. Sprinkle with paprika. 
4. Lower oven to 350F, bake 20 minutes or until cheese is melted and potatoes are hot.

Nutritional information per serving
Calories 222, Protein (g) 10, Carbohydrate (g) 26, Fat (g) 9, Cal. from Fat (%) 37, Saturated Fat (g) 3, Dietary Fiber (g) 3, Cholesterol (mg) 11, Sodium (mg) 213, Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat


DOC’S NOTES: Potatoes stuffed with corn and cheese offer health benefits besides a great snack to pop in the microwave.
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