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Lucky Irish Twice Baked Potatoes

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Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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480
Calories
31 g
Total Fat
9 g
Dietary Fiber
14 g
Protein
42 g
Total Carbs
 Lucky Irish Twice Baked Potatoes

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

Ingredients

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

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

Instructions

Guacamole

  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.

*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.

For more recipes featuring Idaho® potatoes please visit IdahoPotatoes.com

NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 480
Total Fat 31 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 12 g
Unsaturated Fat 10 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 mg
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Protein 14 g
Total Carbs 42 g
Cholesterol 55 mg
Sodium 640 mg
Potassium 1289 mg
Total Sugar 3 g

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%

 

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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