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Broccoli Stuffed Potatoes

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Broccoli stuffed potatoes are sure to be a hit with the kids -- even kids who don't normally like vegetables. The filling for these stuffed baked potatoes includes a creamy combination of broccoli, cheese, bacon and sour cream. What's not to love?

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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 18 minutes

Total Time: 28 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients:

  • 4 large baking potatoes (such as Yukon Gold or Russet)
  • 3 slices center-cut bacon
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper

Preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Wash and prick potatoes several times with a fork. Place on a paper towel, and microwave on high for 8 minutes or until done.

  3. Meanwhile, fry bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels.

  4. When potatoes are ready, cut in half and let cool for a few minutes.

  5. Place broccoli and 2 tablespoons of water in a microwave-safe container and heat on high 1-2 minutes or until tender.

  6. Scoop pulp out of potatoes and place in a medium bowl. Add steamed broccoli, sour cream, cheese, salt and pepper. Mix until well-combined.

  7. Place potato skins in a baking dish. Mound about potato mixture back into potato skins.

  8. Bake 5-8 minutes until warmed through.

  9. Crumble bacon on top.

Serve immediately.

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