Baked Potato Bar

Here's an easy idea for an after-work party on a Friday night! Cook the potatoes all day in the slow cooker. When you get home, put out additional hearty toppings, like drained and rinsed canned beans, edamame or chopped flavored tofu or tempeh. TGIF!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 10 min
  • Servings 12

12
unpeeled russet potatoes (6 to 8 oz each)
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
1
teaspoon coarse black pepper
1
cup sour cream
1/4
cup bacon flavor bits
1 1/2
cups shredded cheese (6 oz)
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)

  • 1 Pierce potatoes with fork. In large plastic food-storage bag, place potatoes and oil; toss to coat potatoes with oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Wrap potatoes individually in foil. In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, place wrapped potatoes.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 Serve potatoes with remaining ingredients as toppings. Potatoes will hold on Low heat setting up to 2 hours.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
420mg
420%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.