Twice-Baked Cheesy Potatoes Recipe

baked potato with sour cream and cheese

Medically reviewed in March 2022

Need to fuel up for a long bike run or hard workout? This recipe is packed with carbs for energy, calcium for your bones and muscles and it only has 3 grams of fat.

Ingredients

  • 1 large red or Russet potato (about 9 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup whole milk yogurt
  • 1/4 cup chunky mild salsa
  • 1 tbsp thick BBQ sauce, if desired
  • Salt and fresh black pepper, to taste
  • 2 slices 2% Kraft American cheese

Preparation (Serves 2)
Bake the potato at 350 degrees until done. Remove from oven and slice in half lengthwise. Lower oven to 250 degrees.

Scoop out the flesh into a bowl and set the skins aside. Add the yogurt, salsa and BBQ sauce, if using, and mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Divide the potato mixture between the reserved potato skins. Top each potato with a slice of cheese. Bake for 10 minutes until the cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)
Calories 215; fat 3.5g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 14mg; sodium 618mg; carbohydrate 35g; fiber 3g; protein 9g; calcium 316mg

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