Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Scrub potatoes and pierce each one several times with a fork. Bake 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until tender. Cut each potato lengthwise into 4 quarters. Scoop potato pulp from skins leaving a 1/8" thick shell. (Save pulp for another recipe or see below.) Brush skins inside and out with melted butter. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place skins, skin-side down, on a baking sheet. Bake about 15 minutes or until crisp. Serve hot. Makes 2 skins per serving. FOR LEFTOVER POTATO INSIDES: * Mashed potatoes. Add your choice of salt, pepper, sliced green onion, crubmled bacon, shredded cheese and/or fresh herbs. Top with bread crumbs, dot with butter and bake until heated through. * Saute chopped onion in butter until tender. Stir in potatoes and continue to cook and stir until heated through. * Make a potato salad using warm potato insides. Toss with bottled vinegerette dressing or mayonaise, sliced green onion, chopped olives and crumbled bacon. Chill. * Add to soups to thicken them.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (111g)|
|Recipe Makes: 12|
|Calories from Fat: 35 (30%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 3.9g||5 %|
|Saturated Fat 2.5g||12 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 1g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.2g|
|Cholesterol 10.2mg||3 %|
|Sodium 46.5mg||2 %|
|Potassium 449.5mg||12 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 18.6g||5 %|
|Dietary Fiber 2.3g||9 %|
|Sugars, other 16.3g|
|Protein 2.2g||3 %|
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Calories per serving: 116
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