Serve two potato halves as a main dish or serve one as a side dish. The salad topping provides a fresh counterpoint to the savory bacon, broccoli, and cheese filling.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
broil:
7 mins
microwave:
16 mins
total:
43 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Scrub potatoes and pierce with a fork. Place on paper towels. Microwave on HIGH for 16 minutes or until tender.

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  • Cook bacon in large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Cook broccoli in boiling salted water for 4 minutes. Drain and set aside.

  • Position rack about 6 inches from the oven top. Heat broiler. Line a baking sheet with nonstick foil. Slice potatoes in half lengthwise; scoop out flesh, leaving about 1/4-inch edge. Place, cut- side down, on prepared sheet. Coat skin with nonstick spray. Broil 3 minutes.

  • Remove potato skins from oven. Flip over (skin side down). Sprinkle each with 2 tablespoons of the cheese, then top each with 1 slice bacon, crumbled. Top bacon with about 1/4 cup broccoli in each. Season broccoli with salt and pepper. Top each half with 2 tablespoons cheese.

  • Broil 4 minutes, until heated; serve with sour cream, scallions and salad.

Nutrition Facts

350 calories; fat 14g; cholesterol 38mg; saturated fat 7g; carbohydrates 32g; insoluble fiber 4g; protein 25g; sodium 895mg.
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