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Quick Broccoli Cheddar Baked Potatoes

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Prep Method: Boiled

Dish

Side DishSnack

Cook Time

20 Mins

Serving

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 4 (5-to 6-oz.) Russet potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 4 teaspoons buttery spread
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic or seasoned salt
  • Snipped fresh chives or green onion tops (optional)
  • 3 cups tiny broccoli flowerettes
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese

Preparation

  1. Cut a wedge out of each potato about 1/8-inch wide and 1-inch deep and place in a microwave-safe dish.
  2. Microwave on HIGH, uncovered, for 10 to 12 minutes depending on strength of microwave.
  3. Use oven mitts to remove dish from microwave.
  4. Carefully make a slit in the top of each potato and fluff with a fork.
  5. Stir 1 tablespoon yogurt, 1 teaspoon buttery spread and 1/8 teaspoon salt into each potato; sprinkle with chives if desired.
  6. Place broccoli in a small bowl with water.
  7. Cover and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
  8. Drain and spoon equal amounts onto each seasoned potato.
  9. Sprinkle each with cheese and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes more to melt cheese.

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Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories

250

Fat

4.5g

Sodium

400mg

Cholesterol

20g

Vitamin C

1.4mg

Fiber

4g

Protein

13g

Potassium

825mg

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