Cheesy Broccoli Baked Potatoes

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  • Portion size 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 baking potatoes
Cheesy Broccoli Sauce:
  • 1 cup broccoli floret chopped
  • 4 back bacon trimmed
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup shredded old Cheddar cheese

Method

Scrub and prick potatoes; bake in 400°F (200°C) oven for 1 hour or until tender. (Or microwave on High for 8 minutes.)

Cheesy Broccoli Sauce: Meanwhile, in skillet, bring 1/4 cup (50 mL) water to boil. Add broccoli; cover and cook for 5 minutes or until tender. Drain; set aside. In same skillet, cook bacon over medium heat for 5 minutes or until golden. Drain on paper towel; chop and set aside.

Add onion to skillet; cook until softened. Stir in flour, cook for 30 seconds. Whisk in milk, salt and pepper, cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese until melted. Add bacon and broccoli.

Cut potatoes lengthwise down centre almost but not all the way through. Scoop out flesh into sauce, leaving 1/4-inch (5 mm) thick shell. Stir filling until blended; spoon into shells.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 1039 mg
  • Protein 21 g
  • Calories 352.0
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Cholesterol 42 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 47 g

%RDI

  • Iron 21.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 23.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 200.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 13.0
  • Vitamin C 88.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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