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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 269.0
  • Total Fat: 5.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 187.5 mg
  • Sodium: 207.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
  • Protein: 16.1 g

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Loaded Breakfast Potatoes

Submitted by: SPARK_RECIPES
Loaded Breakfast Potatoes

Introduction

This hearty, savory meal was inspired by leftover baked potatoes. The result is a quick breakfast loaded with protein. This hearty, savory meal was inspired by leftover baked potatoes. The result is a quick breakfast loaded with protein.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    4 medium baked potatoes
    2 green onions, green and white parts chopped
    4 large eggs
    4 egg whites
    1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
    1/4 cup salsa

    Optional toppings:
    Greek yogurt
    Crumbled bacon
    Sauteed peppers
    Steamed, chopped spinach

Tips

We used baked potatoes leftover from a cookout. If you don't have any baked potatoes on hand, feel free to microwave them, then proceed with the recipe.


Directions

Carefully slice the tops off four baked potatoes. Scoop out most of the insides and set aside. Reheat the potatoes in the microwave or oven.
Coat a medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium heat. Add the green onions and cook for two minutes, until they start to soften. Add the reserved potato to the skillet and stir to combine with the onions.
Meanwhile, whisk together the eggs and egg whites in a medium bowl.
Pour into the skillet and cook, stirring often with a spatula, until the eggs are just set.
Stir in the cheese and remove from heat.
Place each potato on a plate and evenly divide the eggs among them. Top with one tablespoon salsa and serve immediately.

Serving Size: 4 potatoes, 1 per serving

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SPARK_RECIPES.






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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    My husband loves potatoes and eggs and this is a great recipe to add to my breakfast collection. Thank you. I had all of the ingredients on hand and it was a success. - 6/23/13

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Safety warning! This sounds yummy and I will try it, however please, please, please... If you are saving baked potatoes that have been wrapped in foil, unwrap them before cooling. Botulism is a danger in stored unwrapped baked potatoes. Do your own quick research. Be safe. - 6/24/13

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Tasty, filling &easy, BUT calorie count is too low - 1/2 of lg naked baked russet potato=139 calories. Suggsted toppings NOT healthy. Better when potatoes are cooked in a tiny amount of butter/olive oil until a bit brown & crusty. I topped mine with a chopped roma tomato/picodegallo - 1/22/14

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Good with added mushrooms too. - 9/19/13

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Quick and easy and delicious ! - 6/24/13

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was a good idea! I don't often have leftover baked potatoes, but it only takes a few minutes to microwave one. - 6/23/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds delicious might try this sometime - 1/1/14

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  • This looks good. I would like this for lunch or dinner instead of breakfast. - 12/14/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These sounds so delicious!! Definitely want to try! - 11/19/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This looks like a meal I can make on the fly, too...just microwave my baked potato, and whip up a meal for one....sounds so delicious! - 10/31/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am going to try these this weekend for breakfast. - 10/24/13

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    ]I'd have a hard time eating only one of them. - 6/25/13

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Looks interesting ...will try it. - 6/24/13

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  • 0 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Sounds really delicious - I will have to try this. In fact, I think I'd get extra potatoes cooked the night before, just so I could do this. - 6/23/13

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  • 0 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I am really going to try this - 6/23/13

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  • 0 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This sounds like answer to my breakfast dilemma! - 6/23/13

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  • 0 of 5 people found this review helpful
    got to try this one out first thing tomorrow morning
    - 6/23/13

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  • 0 of 5 people found this review helpful
    sounds good - 6/23/13

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