Healthy Potato Skins

Recipe by Mommy Diva
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 2-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet then onto an oven rack baking at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until fork-tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a deep saute pan heat the olive oil cooking the onion for 2 to 3 minutes until soft then add the garlic and cook for one more minute.
  • Add the entire bag of spinach and the scallions, cover and cook 3 to 4 minutes, until the spinach has wilted.
  • In another pan cook the turkey bacon until crisp and then drain; When cooled, chop the bacon into small pieces and reserve.
  • When the sweet potatoes are cooked, let them cool for 5 minutes. Carefully slice each one in half and scoop out inside of potato into a bowl adding cream cheese, buttermilk, salt and pepper, and mash together until smooth.
  • Using a pastry brush, coat the outside of each potato skin with the vegetable oil then fill each of the shells with the filling and top with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese; Transfer each skin back to the baking sheet and cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until the top is golden brown and the skins are crispy.
  • Top with bits of turkey bacon and serve.