Taco-Topped Potatoes

Main Dish

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  • Potato Type: Russet
  • Prep Method: Microwave
  • Cuisine: Latin / Hispanic
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A fun appetizer or a substantial snack – ready in minutes as all cooking done in the microwave.


  • 1 bag (1.5 lbs.) of Side Delights Steamables™ Russet Potatoes
  • 1/2 lb. ground beef
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 package taco seasoning mix (1-1/4 oz. size)
  • Water
  • 4 tbsp. sour cream
  • 4 tbsp. shredded cheddar cheese


  • Microwave Side Delights Steamables in their bag according to directions.
  • Use caution when removing the bag from the microwave; package will be HOT!
  • Carefully cut the bag open and pour the potatoes onto a serving plate.
  • Crumble ground beef into 1 quart glass casserole dish; add chopped onion
  • Microware uncovered 3-1/2 minutes or until meat is set, stirring once. Drain. Stir in taco seasoning and half of the water specified on the seasoning packet. Cover with casserole lid.
  • Microwave 3 minutes or until heated through, stirring once.
  • Make a crosswise slash in each potato; press sides of potato to form an opening. Spoon filling into potatoes.
  • Top each potato with sour cream and/or cheese.
  • Serve and enjoy!

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