Eat Smart  |  Posted 10.07.14

Loaded Potatoes

Loaded Potatoes

These yummy potatoes can be served plain or add your favorite condiments.

Makes 6 servings.

Ingredients

  • 1 (32-ounce) bag frozen hash brown potatoes
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 4 Tbsp margarine, melted
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 cups shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup non-fat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup salsa, optional

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Place the potatoes in a 1 1/2 quart shallow baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, combine the eggs, egg whites, milk, margarine, salt and pepper, yogurt, and onion powder. Remove the potatoes from the oven. Sprinkle with the cheddar cheese, tossing with a fork to mix. Pour the milk mixture over the potatoes. Return to the oven and bake for 30 to 40 minutes longer or until the potatoes are light and brown and firm to touch. Serve with salsa.

Nutritional information per serving
379 Calories, 33g Protein, 34g Carbohydrate, 17g Fat, 41% Cal. from Fat, 7g Saturated Fat, 2g Dietary Fiber, 93mg Cholesterol, 561 mg Sodium. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 2 starch, 0.5 skim milk, 2 fat.

Recipe from Merck, Eating Well Through Cancer