Stuffed Baked Potato Bar

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Stuffed Baked Potato Bar



Stuffed Baked Potato Bar
Number of Servings: single Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 1 hour Source: "Now we're cooking"
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium
Special Features: Kids Love It, Kids Can Help Make It

Skills Developed:
Bake, Chop, Peel, Slice, Grate

Ingredients:

1 SMALL BAKING POTATO PER STUDENT
Suggested Toppings:
Cheddar cheese, grated
Monterey jack cheese, grated
Tomato, chopped
Celery, chopped
Green onions, sliced
Cucumber, chopped
Carrot, grated
Green or red pepper, chopped
Frozen corn, drained
Fresh broccoli, cooked or raw
Garbanzo beans
Olives
Sour cream
Salsa
Chili or vegetarian chili (or beans)
Canned tuna (or tuna salad)
Margarine or butter
Bacon bits
Optional Dressings:
Lowfat Italian dressing
Ranch dressing
Thousand Island dressing

Preparation:

Wash and dry the potatoes. Place on baking sheet. Bake at 375°F for one hour or until done. NOTE: May be able to work with child nutrition program staff to use ovens in cafeteria.
While the potatoes are baking, set up the condiment bar. Choose whatever variety of ingredients the students would like to prepare. Wash all vegetables that are being used. Chop, slice or grate vegetables, as indicated. Grate cheeses. Open canned ingredients; drain; empty into small serving bowls.
When the potatoes are cooked and have cooled slightly, split them halfway to the center. Let each student stuff their own potato with toppings of their choosing.


Nutrient Information
Calories: 262
Total Fat: 7 g
Saturated Fat: 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat:
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 245 mg
Carbohydrates:
Protein:
Fiber:
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 150 mg
Iron:

Cook's Notes:

Nutrition calculated 7/18/12