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  • 6 small Idaho Potatoes
  • 1/2 cup of vegetable or olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon of paprika or Cajun seasoning
  • Toppings:
  • Sour cream - low-fat
  • Sliced scallions
  • Salsa
  • Guacamole
  • Grated Jack or Cheddar cheese
  • Chili
  • Caramelized onions
  • Stewed tomatoes
  • Peas or corn
  • Ricotta cheese
  • Hot pepper sauce


  • Brush each potato lightly with oil and bake at 375F for approximately 45 minutes.
  • Cut the potatoes in half and scoop out the centers, leaving 1/4 inch of potato attached to the skin.
  • In a small bowl, combine the salt, pepper and paprika.
  • Lightly brush the interior of the potatoes with oil and sprinkle with seasoning.
  • Re-bake skins at 375º for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with toppings and accompaniments.


Yield: 1 dozen

Categories: Appetizer  Potato 

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