Lucky Irish Twice Baked Potatoes

Total Time: 1 h 20 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 480
Total Fat 31g
Saturated Fat 12g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 640mg
Total Carbs 42g
Dietary Fiber 9g
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 14g
Potassium 1289mg

Vitamin A 988 IU; Vitamin C 27 mg; Calcium 272 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 127 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.2 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 20%; Vitamin C 45%; Calcium 25%; Iron 15%


*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

The luck of the Irish smiles on these cheesy stuffed baked Idaho® potatoes with California Avocado and guacamole.

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Serves: 4

Baked Potatoes 2 large Idaho® Russet potatoes, scrubbed 2 Tbsp. butter 1/4 cup sour cream or plain yogurt 1/4 cup milk 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. Freshly ground pepper 1 cup grated jack cheese, or grated cheddar-jack cheese 1/2 cup chopped chives 1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded, cut into chunks As needed Salt and pepper, to taste As needed Guacamole (see recipe below) Guacamole 1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice 2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro leaves 1/2 tsp. salt, or to taste


  1. Mash avocado chunks with lime juice in medium bowl.
  2. Add cilantro and salt; blend until creamy.

Baked Potatoes

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degree F. Bake whole potatoes in oven for 1 hour; remove potatoes and reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F.
  2. Let potatoes rest for 5 minutes, then cut in half lengthwise and scoop out potato flesh into large bowl. Reserve potato jackets.
  3. Add butter, sour cream, milk, salt, pepper, and cheese to potato in bowl; whip until creamy with electric hand mixer.
  4. Taste and adjust seasoning with additional salt and pepper.
  5. Gently stir in chives and avocado pieces.
  6. Spoon mixture into halved potato jackets and bake in 350 degree F oven for 20 minutes.
  7. Top each with a heaping spoonful of guacamole to serve.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve alongside a juicy steak, or serve as the main dish with a fresh green salad.

Beverage Pairings:
Delicious with a glass of Chardonnay.

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*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

It’s actually easy to create an avocado rose. If you want to elevate the presentation of a meal, just add a beautiful avocado rose. Or you could add one of these delicious California Avocado side dish recipes.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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