Stuffed Parmesan Potatoes

These creamy potatoes are the perfect quick, comforting side dish on a chilly day. Microwaving the potatoes cuts down on bake time so you can focus on enjoying, not preparing, your meal.

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Ingredients 

  • 3 medium russet potatoes

  • 1/2 c. cream

  • 1/4 c. Grated Parmesan cheese

  • 5 basil leaves

  • tsp. dried thyme

  • 1/2 tsp. salt

  • tsp. Pepper

  • 1/2 c. Grated Parmesan cheese

Method

  • Pierce 3 scrubbed medium Rooster potatoes with fork.

  • Place in 2-quart baking dish; cover with vented plastic wrap. Microwave on high 17 minutes or until tender. Cut each in half; scoop flesh into bowl. Cut slices off bottoms.

  • Mash flesh with cream, 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, basil, dried thyme, salt, and pepper. Spoon into potato halves; place in baking dish.

  • Top with remaining 1/4 cup grated Parmesan. Bake 15 minutes in 425 degree F oven.