Quick and Healthy Spinach Alfredo Baked Potatoes

Side Dish

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  • Potato Type: Russet
  • Prep Method: Microwave
  • Yield: 4
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4 (5-to 6-oz.) Russet potatoes, scrubbed

1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt

4 teaspoons healthy buttery spread

1/2 teaspoon garlic or seasoned salt

Snipped fresh chives or green onion tops (optional)

2 cups coarsely chopped fresh spinach

1/2 cup light Alfredo sauce

Shredded Parmesan cheese (optional)


Cut a wedge out of each potato about 1/8-inch wide and 1-inch deep and place in a microwave-safe dish. Microwave on HIGH, uncovered, for 10 to12 minutes depending on strength of microwave. Use oven mitts to remove dish from microwave. Carefully make a slit in the top of each potato and fluff with a fork. Stir 1 tablespoon yogurt, 1 teaspoon buttery spread and 1/8 teaspoon salt into each potato; sprinkle with chives if desired. Stir spinach into Alfredo sauce.  Cover and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.  Spoon equal amounts onto each seasoned potato, then sprinkle with cheese, if desired.

Calories: 200 Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 12mg Sodium: 390mg Vitamin C: 0.6% Fiber: 2g Protein: 5g Potassium: 735mg

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