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

Directions Step-By-Step

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Consider 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.
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Sprinkled with a little salt and pepper, you can eat it guilt free at 227 calories and .3% fat
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THEN CONSIDER THE TOPPINGS:
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Bleu cheese adds 60 calories and 5% fat
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Butter adds 203 calories and 23% fat
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Cheddar cheese adds 57 calories and 5% fat
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Chives add 2 calories and 0% fat
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Cottage cheese (low fat) adds 21 calories and .3% fat
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Olive oil adds 239 calories and 27% fat
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Parmesan cheese adds 57 calories and 4% fat
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Salsa adds 17 calories and 0% fat
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Sour cream adds 64 calories and 6% fat
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Low Fat yogurt adds 16 calories and .4% fat
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Non Fat Yogurt adds 15 calories and 0% fat
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Think 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