Italian-Style Loaded Potato

Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack

At a Glance

  • Potato Type: White
  • Prep Method: Microwave
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Yield: 1
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All the flavors of a pizza come together in this super-quick spud! This recipe is from Schedule Me Skinny: Plan to Lose Weight and Keep it Off in Just 30 Minutes a Week by Sarah-Jane Bedwell, RD, LDN.


  • 1 medium baking potato
  • 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 tbsp. mozzarella cheese
  • Italian herb blend (or a sprinkle each of dried oregano and basil)


Pierce potato several times with a fork. Microwave for 4 minutes. Meanwhile, stir together cottage cheese, baby spinach, and marinara sauce. Slice the potato open, stuff with cottage cheese mixture, and sprinkle with cheese and a dash of Italian herb blend. Then microwave 1 minute more until heated through.

Calories: 300 Fat: 3.5g Sodium: 770mg Vitamin C: 45% Carbohydrates: 50g Fiber: 6g Protein: 20g

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