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stuffed potato skins (cascaras de papas rellenas)

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a recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

This is a Mexican take on the ubiquitous stuffed potato. From El Zorro's restaurant

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Ingredients For stuffed potato skins (cascaras de papas rellenas)

  • 4 small potatoes, baked, cut in half
  • 1/2 cup each: finely shredded cheddar, jack cheese
  • 1/14 cup each: diced tomatoes, black olives, green chilies
  • 1/4 cup sliced whole green onion
  • 1/2 cup guacamole, store bought or home made
  • 1/4 cup sour cream

How To Make stuffed potato skins (cascaras de papas rellenas)

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    Scoop centers from potatoes, leave 1/4 inch thick shells. using half the cheese, put a layer of cheese in each shell. Add a layer of each ingredient (diced tomatoes, black olives and green chilies) and top with remaining cheese. Brush potato skins with oil, place in baking dish and bake at 450 for 8 minutes til cheese melts. Remove from oven and top with guacamole and sour cream. Serves 8

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