Twice Baked Broccoli and Cheese Potato Bites

These yummy potato bites will make a great after-school treat!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 12

12
small red potatoes (1 to 1 1/4 inch diameter)
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen broccoli & cheese sauce
1
cup ranch dressing
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon black pepper
1/4
cup chopped plum (Roma) tomato
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place potatoes in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until tender. Cool until cool enough to handle, about 10 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook broccoli as directed on bag.
  • 3 Cut potatoes in half. With melon baller, scoop out insides of potatoes into medium bowl, leaving 1/4 inch lining of potato in skins. To potatoes in bowl, add broccoli, 1/4 cup of the ranch dressing, the salt and pepper. Mix well, breaking up potatoes. Stir in tomato.
  • 4 Fill each potato shell with about 2 tablespoons potato mixture. Place on ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese.
  • 5 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve with remaining 3/4 cup ranch dressing.

Expert Tips

To make ahead, cover and refrigerate unbaked potato bites. Just before baking, sprinkle with cheese, and bake at 350°F 20 to 25 minutes or until thoroughly heated and cheese is melted.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
480mg
480%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 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; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.