You can use any number of herbs or spices to season the potato skins. Try fresh basil, chives, dill, garlic, cayenne pepper, caraway seed, tarragon or thyme.

Serves 2

Ingredients:

       
  • 2 medium russet potatoes
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  • Butter-flavored cooking spray
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  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary
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  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 375 F.

Wash the potatoes and pierce with a fork. Place in the oven and bake until the skins are crisp, about 1 hour.

Carefully — potatoes will be very hot — cut the potatoes in half and scoop out the pulp, leaving about 1/8 inch of the potato flesh attached to the skin. Save the pulp for another use.

Spray the inside of each potato skin with butter-flavored cooking spray. Press in the rosemary and pepper. Return the skins to the oven for 5 to 10 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving size: Two potato skin halves
  • Total carbohydrate: 27 g
  • Dietary fiber: 5 g
  • Sodium: 18 mg
  • Saturated fat: 0 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0 g
  • Total fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Calories: 114
Last Updated: 2014-04-17
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