Baked stuffed Potatoes

by Pia Gujare

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 8 minutes

Makes 4 potatoes

Ingredients

2 medium sized potatoes; ¼ cup chopped onions; 1/3 cup chopped mushrooms; 1 to 2 chopped green chilies; ½ teaspoon grated ginger; 1 tablespoon boiled green peas; 2 tablespoon chopped tomato; a pinch of turmeric powder; salt and pepper to taste; 2 cheese slices; 1 tablespoon butter.

Other Ingredients:

1-teaspoon butter for greasing

Method:

  1. Pierce the potatoes and microwave on HIGH for 5 minutes. Remove and cool.
  2. Cut each potato into half and scoop out centers.
  3. Mash the scooped out portion and keep aside.
  4. In a bowl, combine onion, mushrooms and butter. Microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes stirring once.
  5. Add green chilies, ginger, peas, scooped potato and salt. Mix and microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.
  6. Add the tomatoes, turmeric powder and mix.
  7. On the skin of the scooped out potatoes rub salt, pepper and butter.
  8. Place it on the plate and fill it with the mushroom, peas mixture and microwave on HIGH for 15 seconds.
  9. Remove and place ½ slice cheese on each half and microwave on HIGH for 15 seconds.

 

Nutritive values per potato:

Energy – 82 kcal

Protein – 3.3 gm

Cholesterol – 10.0 gm

Fat – 3.2 gm

Fibre – 0.4 gm.

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