Baked potatoes and asparagus join forces in this delightful recipe that can be served as a main dish or the perfect accompaniment to your favorite meat.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
5 mins
broil:
3 mins
total:
13 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat broiler. Pierce potatoes with a fork. Place on paper towels in the microwave. Microwave on HIGH for 16 minutes, turning over halfway through.

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  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium-size skillet over medium-high heat. Add asparagus and cook 5 minutes. Season with 1/8 teaspoon each of the salt and pepper; remove from heat. Line a small baking sheet with aluminum foil; place potatoes on foil.

  • Carefully cut open potatoes; season with remaining 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Dot with margarine; top with asparagus. Divide cheese evenly among potatoes. Broil for 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned on top.

Nutrition Facts

439 calories; fat 20g; cholesterol 20mg; saturated fat 6g; carbohydrates 57g; insoluble fiber 7g; protein 9g; sodium 414mg.
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