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    Potatoes on the Half Shell

    Potatoes on the Half Shell. Photo by Pam-I-Am

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hr 35 mins

    15 mins

    1 hr 20 mins

    Annisette's Note:

    Can't remember where I got this, but it's delicious! Cooking and prep times are estimates.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.
    2. 2
      Scrub the potatoes and place them in the oven until done, about 1 hour.
    3. 3
      Cut each potato in half, lengthwise. Carefully, scoop out the potato and place in a bowl. Set the potato shells aside to use later.
    4. 4
      While still hot, mash the potatoes with the milk, beaten egg, and butter. Beat until fluffy.
    5. 5
      Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Add in the onion.
    6. 6
      Spread the potato shells with butter and fill each shell with the potato mixture.
    7. 7
      Sprinkle the tops with parmesan cheese.
    8. 8
      Bake until tops are browned.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 28, 2008

      55

      Very tasty, and pretty, too! I had two HUGE Yukon Golds, so I baked them for about 1 1/2 hours because we like a thick skin. Then I followed the recipe, using fresh chives from my garden rather than the green onion. I made them ahead and took Pam's advice, baked them for about 15 minutes (b/c of the raw egg), and then put on the parmesan and broiled for about 5 minutes. Great recipe, Anni!

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    • on August 13, 2006

      55

      Oh my!!!! These were awesome!! I made 4 instead of 6 and when re-stuffing the shells, it came out to 7 halves. I did put them back in the oven to bake for 15 minutes after stuffing them due to the egg. I then added the parm and broiled them for about 5 minutes. I did use my hand mixer to beat the potatoes to be fluffy. My dh loved them. He's looking forward to the leftovers in his lunch this week.

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    Nutritional Facts for Potatoes on the Half Shell

    Serving Size: 1 (165 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 204.9
     
    Calories from Fat 80
    39%
    Total Fat 8.9 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 5.3 g
    26%
    Cholesterol 52.7 mg
    17%
    Sodium 90.0 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 27.9 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 2.4 g
    9%
    Sugars 1.2 g
    4%
    Protein 4.0 g
    8%

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