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Culinary Corner #15 - Broccoli and Cheddar Twice-Baked Potatoes


Year 18 | 15 October 2020

Charles Boyle | Food Editor

Twice-baked you say? Yes! These stuffed potatoes are exactly what you were waiting for. Your Chef's Tip for today? Once ready, you can store them in your fridge for up to 4 days.

• 4 medium-sized potatoes
• 2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese
• 1 1/2 cups of chopped cooked broccoli
• 1/2 cup of Greek yogurt
• 1/4 cup of buttermilk
• 3 1/2 tablespoons of soft butter
• 1 teaspoon of olive oil
• 3/4 teaspoon of chives
• 3/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
• 1/2 teaspoon of salt
• 1/2 teaspoon of pepper
• 1/2 teaspoon of onion powder
• 1/2 teaspoon of dried onion flakes
• 1/2 teaspoon of dried dill weed
• 1/2 teaspoon of paprika

1. Bake the potatoes for 1 hour or until soft in an oven preheated to 204ēC (400ēF), then set aside to cool.
2. Slice each potato in half, lengthwise.
3. Scoop out the pulp and place it in a large bowl, leaving the skins intact.
4. Rub the outside of the potato skins with olive oil and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
5. Mash the potato pulp with the butter until it's fairly smooth.
6. Mix in with the mashed potatoes the remaining ingredients, except for 1/2 cup of the cheddar cheese.
7. Divide the filling evenly among the potato skins, then top with the remaining cheese.
8. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the cheese is melted in an oven preheated to 204ēC (400ēF).

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