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Tex-Mex Stuffed Potatoes

These meaty stuffed potatoes are hearty and satisfying. A combo of sweet corn, light cheese, and lean ground beef make sure no one leaves the table hungry.

Serves 4
Ready in 25 mins
Prep time 7 mins
Cooking time 18 mins
312 calories per serving

Ingredients

> 4 medium russet potatoes
> 1 tbsp olive oil
> 8 oz 93% lean ground beef
> 1 (8 oz) can no-salt-added tomato sauce
> 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
> 1 tbsp chili powder
> 1 tsp smoked paprika
> 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar 
> 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Steps

1
With a fork, prick the potatoes all over. Place in a microwave-safe dish. Cover with vented plastic and microwave 5 min. Using tongs or a fork, carefully turn potatoes over and continue microwaving 5–8 min., until fork-tender.
2
Meanwhile, in a 10-inch skillet, heat the oil on medium-high. Add the beef and cook 5 min., until browned, breaking up with back of spoon. Stir in the tomato sauce, corn, chili powder, and paprika. Cook 3 min., until beef is cooked. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
3
Halve potatoes lengthwise and scrape and fluff insides with fork. Season with salt. Spoon beef mixture over potato halves. Sprinkle with the Cheddar and garnish with the cilantro.

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