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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
Prep time Cook time Yields Serving Size
10 minutes 1 hour 30 minutes 8 servings ½ potato
  • 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

3 g
Total fat
0 g
Saturated fat
1 mg
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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