Twice-baked potatoes with parsnip

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 larges Baking potatoes, (2 pounds)
1½ cup Chopped parsnip
3 \N Garlic cloves
¼ cup Light cream cheese
½ cup Low-fat buttermilk
¾ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Pepper
¼ teaspoon Hot sauce
1 dash Ground nutmeg
1 \N Egg white
⅓ cup Finely chopped green onions
2 tablespoons Grated Parmesan cheese
¼ teaspoon Paprika

Bake potatoes at 450 degrees for 50 minutes or until done; let cool slightly.

Cook chopped parsnip and garlic cloves in boiling water for 20 minutes or until tender, and drain. Mince garlic. Combine the parsnip, minced garlic, and cream cheese in a large bowl, and beat at medium speed of a mixer until smooth.

Cut each potato in half lengthwise, and scoop out the pulp, leaving a ¼-inch-thick shell. Add potato pulp, buttermilk, and the next 5 ingredients (buttermilk through egg white) to the parsnip mixture. Stir in the chopped green onions. Spoon potato mixture into shells. Combine the grated Parmesan cheese and paprika, and sprinkle over the potatoes.

Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until the potatoes are thoroughly heated. Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 potato half).

Per serving: 111 Calories; 3g Fat (20% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 18g Carbohydrate; 7mg Cholesterol; 364mg Sodium NOTES : Potatoes can be prepared one day ahead, refrigerated, and baked just before serving.

Recipe by: Cooking Light, Jul/Aug 1995, page 126 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #409 by igor@... on Jan 28, 1997.

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