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Tater Tombstones with Chili and Cheese

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Potato Type: Russet
Cuisine: American
Prep Method: Baked

Dish

AppetizerSide DishSnack

Prep Time

15 Mins

Cook Time

15 Mins

Serving

Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. Russet Potatoes, cut in half lengthwise
  • 4 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • As Needed Salt and Pepper
  • 1 cup Prepared Chili
  • ½ cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • ¼ cup Green Onions, sliced
  • ¼ cup Sour Cream
  • ¼ cup Black Beans, drained and rinsed

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 °F
  2. Wash, scrub and cut the potatoes in half, lengthwise.
  3. Place the potatoes in a pot and cover them with water. Place the pot over high heat and bring the potatoes to a boil.  Reduce the heat to medium and cook the potatoes for 10-12 minutes until they are fork tender but not falling apart.
  4. Drain the potatoes very well and using a spoon, scoop out some of the potato to create little potato boats (discard the filling, or save for soups, mashed, etc.)
  5. Arrange the potato boats on a baking sheet lined with foil. Brush the inside of the potato boats with olive oil and season them with salt and pepper.
  6. Place in the oven and allow the potatoes to roast for 10-15 minutes or until they are golden brown. Remove from the oven and keep them warm until ready to use.
  7. Spoon about two tablespoons of chili into the potato shells and top each one with a tablespoon of shredded cheddar.
  8. Place the stuffed shells under the broiler for 1-2 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
  9. Remove the tater shells from the oven and garnish with black beans, green onions, and sour cream to make spooky ghosts.

Enjoy!

 

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Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories

170

Fat

11g

Sodium

190mg

Cholesterol

10g

Vitamin C

4mg

Carbohydrates

15g

Fiber

1g

Protein

4g

Potassium

322mg

Sugar

2g

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