Chocolate Chip Potato Poppers (good for breakfast)
Yield: 12 servings
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 152 calories, 3g protein,
24g carbohydrate, 4g fat, 0mg cholesterol, 144mg sodium
1-1/3 cups flour
2/3 cup instant Idaho Potato flakes
2/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup skim milk
2 egg whites
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 375?. Coat the cups of 2 mini-muffin pans (24 cups)
with cooking spray.
In a large bowl, stir together the flour, potato flakes, sugar,
baking powder, cinnamon and salt until mixed. Stir in the milk,
egg whites, oil and vanilla extract until blended. Add the chocolate
chips and mix well.
Spoon the batter into the muffin cups, filling them about 3/4 full.
Bake 14-17 minutes, or until golden in color and a toothpick inserted
in the center comes out clean. Loosen the edges of each muffin with
a knife, and transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
Broccoli-Shrimp Stuffed Potatoes
Yield: 2 Servings
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 399 cal, 3 g fat,
124 mg cholesterol, 696 mg sodium, 25 g protein, 68 g carbohydrates
2 large Idaho Potatoes
1 cup fresh broccoli florets
1 green onion, thinly sliced
3/4 cup chicken broth
2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/3 cup fresh or frozen cooked shrimp, or 1 (6-ounce) can shrimp
2 teaspoons diced pimento (optional)
Scrub potatoes; pierce several times with a fork. Wrap each potato
in a microwave-safe paper towel; arrange potatoes 1 inch apart.
Microwave at HIGH 6 to 8 minutes, turning and rearranging once,
let stand 2 minutes. With a fork, pierce the skin in the form of
a cross. Press the ends of the potato toward the center, lifting
and fluffing the mat of the potato.
Combine broccoli and onion in a 9-inch microwave-safe pie plate;
cover with microwaveable plastic wrap and microwave at HIGH 3 to
4 minutes, or until tender. Drain.
Combine chicken broth, soy sauce, vinegar and cornstarch in a 4-cup
glass measure, microwave, uncovered, at HIGH 2 to 3 minutes, or
until slightly thickened.
Pour sauce over broccoli; stir in cooked shrimp and pimiento. Spoon
mixture over potatoes.