Baked Potatoes Stuffed with Turkey, Bacon and Cheddar



Serves 4

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Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 22 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 508
Fat 23 g
Satfat 12 g
Protein 26 g
Carbohydrate 51 g
Fiber 5 g
Cholesterol 85 mg
Sodium 688 mg


4 8-oz. baking potatoes
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 cup milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 ounces grated Cheddar
1/4 pound sliced turkey, chopped
4 slices bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
2 scallions, white and light green parts, chopped


1. Preheat oven to 500ºF and line a rimmed baking sheet with foil. Pierce potatoes with a fork. Arrange on top of paper towels in microwave and cover with damp paper towels. Microwave on high until potatoes are soft when pierced with a skewer, 12 to 14 minutes. Let stand 2 minutes.

2. Split potatoes open and scoop flesh into a medium bowl, reserving skins. Stir butter, milk and salt into bowl with potato flesh and mash. Stir in half of cheese and all of turkey, bacon and scallions.

3. Place reserved potato skins on baking sheet. Stuff mixture back into potato shells and sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake until cheese is browned and bubbling, about 8 minutes.