Rinse potatoes and prick skin with fork several times.
Place potatoes in microwave and cook on high for 9-10 minutes or until fully cooked.
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Chop up broccoli and boil until completely cooked.
Cut each potato in half lengthwise.
Scoop out potato middles into a medium size mixing bowl.
Set potato skin shells on baking sheet.
Dress outside of potato skin with olive oil.
Add broccoli, ranch dressing, cheese, salt, onion powder, garlic grandules, black pepper, and sour cream if using it to the scooped out potatoes in the medium size mixing bowl. Mix and mash the potato mixture.
Fill the potato skins with the potato mixture with it heaped as high as you want it.