POTATO SURPRISE

 

  • Cooking Time: 60
  • Servings: 10
  • Preparation Time: 35

Ingredients

  • 10 medium-large baking potatoes
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2-1/2 cups ground cooked meat
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dry parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon ground sweet paprika
  • 2 cups gravy or Mushroom Sauce

Directions

  • Cook potatoes in water to cover, over medium-high heat 15 minutes. Remove potatoes from water, then discard water. Let potatoes cool,then peel.
  • Lengthwise, cut top 1/5 off each potato, then reserve tops. Carefully hollow out each potato, leaving a 1/2-inch-thick shell; reserve potato flesh for other use.
  • Preheat oven to 400 F Grease a shallow baking dish.
  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a medium skillet. Add onion, then saute over medium heat until tender. Blend in meat, egg, parsley, salt and pepper.
  • Stuff potatoes with meat mixture, then replace tops. Arrange potatoes in greased baking dish. Bake, uncovered, 15 minutes. Melt 2 tablespoons butter; stir in paprika. Brush mixture lightly over potatoes.
  • Bake 45 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork. Serve hot with gravy or Mushroom Sauce, if desired.

Notes

Surprise your family with this stuffed potato.

Categories: Beef  Main Dish  Oven  Potato 
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