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20 Loaded Baked Potato Meals

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Too often the baked potato is the dumpy sidekick for a meal, hastily blanketed in butter and sour cream, when in fact the humble tater is a blank canvas ready to transform leftovers and kitchen staples into a filling, healthy dish. And let’s not forget that it takes zero cooking skills and virtually no time.

Grab a white or sweet potato, add one of these protein, veggie, and flavor-booster mixes, and dig into some spotlight-worthy spuds.

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Stuffed Chicken Potato
Potato + shredded chicken + baby spinach + goat cheese

Cheese and Wine Potato
Sweet potato + roasted grapes + blue cheese

Kale Salad Potato
Potato + sautéed kale + feta + pecans

Little Italy Potato
Potato + crumbled hot Italian sausage + tomato sauce

Hummus-Tapenade Potato
Sweet potato + hummus + olives + feta [Tweet this meal idea!]

Fajita Potato
Potato + cooked ground beef + broiled onion and bell pepper slices

Chesapeake Potato
Potato + crab meat + Old Bay + parsley

Sweet Chili Bowl Potato
Sweet potato + vegetarian chili + low fat yogurt + chives

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BBQ Potato
Potato + pulled pork + barbecue sauce + shredded cabbage

Mediterranean Potato
Potato + diced artichoke + cubed marinated tofu + diced roasted red peppers [Tweet this recipe!]

Mushroom Béarnaise Potato
Sweet potato + sautéed shitakes + minced shallots + tarragon

 

Caprese Potato
Potato + cottage cheese + tomatoes + basil

Fish Taco Potato
Potato + sardines + mashed avocado + parsley

Sweet and Savory Potato
Sweet potato + sautéed apple slices + sharp cheddar + bacon

Spanish Spice Potato
Sweet potato + diced chorizo + chickpeas + paprika

Bagel and Lox Potato
Sweet potato + cream cheese + diced smoked salmon + chives

Samosa Potato
Potato + chickpeas + garam masala + yogurt

Breakfast Potato
Sweet potato + fried egg + salsa + black beans

Steakhouse Potato
Potato + caramelized onion + chopped cooked steak + sour cream

Classic Loaded Potato
Potato + steamed broccoli + Gruyere + bacon bits