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Wonderful Stuffed Potatoes

Baked potatoes stuffed with seasoned, low-fat cottage cheese are a lavish low-fat, low-cholesterol, low-sodium treat.

Recipe Source: Stay Young At Heart


4 medium baking potatoes

¾ C low-fat (1 percent) cottage cheese

¼ C low-fat (1 percent) milk

2 Tbsp soft margarine

1 tsp dill weed

¾ tsp herb seasoning

4-6 drops hot pepper sauce

2 tsp grated parmesan cheese

calories 113
Total fat 3 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 136 mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1
    Prick potatoes with fork. Bake at 425° F for 60 minutes or until fork is easily inserted.

  • 2
    Remove from oven; cut potatoes in half lengthwise. Carefully scoop out each potato, leaving about ½ inch of pulp inside shell. Mash pulp in large bowl.

  • 3
    Mix in by hand remaining ingredients except parmesan cheese. Spoon mixture into potato shells.

  • 4
    Sprinkle top with ¼ tsp parmesan cheese.

  • 5
    Place on baking sheet and return to oven. Bake 15-20 minutes or until tops are golden brown.

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