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Piled high with ham, cheese, and sour cream, this filling dish makes for an easy weeknight supper when paired with a salad. Using a microwave to cook the potatoes first saves more than an hour of baking time.

Recipe by Cooking Light April 2000


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Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 2 potato halves)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Pierce potatoes with a fork; arrange in a circle on paper towels in microwave oven. Microwave at high 16 minutes or until done, rearranging potatoes after 8 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes.

  • Preheat broiler.

  • Cut each potato in half lengthwise; scoop out pulp, leaving a 1/4-inch-thick shell. Combine potato pulp, ham, 1/2 cup cheese, 1/3 cup green onions, sour cream, and pepper.

  • Spoon the potato mixture into shells. Combine 1/2 cup cheese and remaining green onions, and sprinkle over potatoes. Place potatoes on a baking sheet; broil 4 minutes or until golden.

Nutrition Facts

376 calories; calories from fat 26%; fat 11g; saturated fat 6.2g; mono fat 3.5g; poly fat 0.7g; protein 20.1g; carbohydrates 47.9g; fiber 3.4g; cholesterol 51mg; iron 2.9mg; sodium 540mg; calcium 359mg.