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Serve warm with optional toppings, if desired. Optional toppings:* salsa, sour cream, shredded cheese, crumbled bacon, chili, beef stew, guacamole, chopped chives or butter.

Nutrition information
Serving: 1 potato skin boat (25 grams)
Servings per recipe: 12
Calories: 60 (50 from fat)
Cholesterol: 0 milligrams
Fat: 6 grams (1 saturated fat, 0 trans fats)
Protein: 1 gram
Sodium: 0 milligrams 
Total carbohydrate: 2 gram (0 fiber, 0 sugars)


Recipe tip

Save the inside of the potatoes you scooped out to use in another dish. If you don’t have a use for the leftovers right away, freeze them to use on a busy weeknight.

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Potato skin boats

Potatoes are a healthful source of carbohydrate, providing fiber, potassium and other nutrients just be sure to choose your toppings wisely too!

Ingredients

nonstick cooking spray
6 small russet potatoes
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon no-salt garlic and herb seasoning
Optional toppings:* salsa, sour cream, shredded cheese, crumbled bacon, chili, beef stew, guacamole, chopped chives or butter

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Pierce each potato with a fork and brush lightly with olive oil. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes.
  4. Cut each potato in half and scoop out middle, leaving about 1/4 inch of potato attached to skin. Brush inside of each potato with olive oil and sprinkle with seasoning. Return to oven to bake for another 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. Serve warm with optional toppings, if desired.

Makes 12 servings

Carb choices per serving: 0

*Option not included in nutrition facts.












 

Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department

First published: 02/06/2014
Last updated: 02/06/2014

Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department