Savory Baked Potatoes

Savory Baked Potatoes

An easy-to-make, low-fat dish that is satisfying and filling.

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Serves: 8 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 35 mins

Yield: 8 x half potato servings

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Ingredients Convert to Metric

  • 4 medium baking potatoes (5 oz each)
  • 8 3/4 oz tofu
  • 1/2 cup shredded low-fat cheese, such as cheddar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped

Directions:

Wash potatoes, arrange on microwaveable dish and cook on HIGH 6 minutes, until cooked through. Cool slightly; cut in half lengthwise and scoop out flesh. Set aside.

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Mash tofu in a bowl with a fork. Mix in cheese, potato, salt, and basil. Heat oil in frying pan and sauté onion until soft. Mix into tofu mixture.

Divide the mixture between the potato shells, pressing the mixture in firmly. Place potato halves on a lightly greased tray and bake in preheated oven until browned.

Variations:

If desired, serve topped with light or nonfat sour cream and chopped chives or parsley.

Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.