A POTATO IS JUST A POTATO

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

I came across this chart when I was thumbing through one of my Julee Rosso cookbooks. I love a good baked potato loaded down with butter, cheese and chives, but now I'm rethinking my options.

Thought provoking, isn't it?

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Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 large
russet baked potato

Step-By-Step

1Consider the lovely baked potato, hot and fresh from the oven. This is truly one of life's pleasures, plus it's full of nutrients and good intentions.
2Sprinkled with a little salt and pepper, you can eat it guilt free at 227 calories and .3% fat
3THEN CONSIDER THE TOPPINGS:
4Bleu cheese adds 60 calories and 5% fat
5Butter adds 203 calories and 23% fat
6Cheddar cheese adds 57 calories and 5% fat
7Chives add 2 calories and 0% fat
8Cottage cheese (low fat) adds 21 calories and .3% fat
9Olive oil adds 239 calories and 27% fat
10Parmesan cheese adds 57 calories and 4% fat
11Salsa adds 17 calories and 0% fat
12Sour cream adds 64 calories and 6% fat
13Low Fat yogurt adds 16 calories and .4% fat
14Non Fat Yogurt adds 15 calories and 0% fat
15Think about what you really want to put on the top.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy