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Saturday, May 17, 2008

*Potato Skins (diabetic Friendly)*

Hi every one! I have decided to post another diabetic friendly recipe and I will be doing this twice a week. Today will be an appetiser called *Potato Skins*. I like these they are very good. They are low in carbs too.This is the best part of the potato, The skin is where all the vitamins are. This is an appetiser that everyone can enjoy.

*Potato Skins (diabetic Friendly)*

Appetisers: 24

6 Large Baking Potatoes, cleaned

2 Tsp. Olive Oil

1½ Tsp. Chili Powder

1/8 Tsp.Sea Salt

¼ Tsp. Tabasco Sauce, Or Any Hot Sauce

2/3 Cup Low-Fat Cooked Boneless Ham, Chopped

2/3 Cup Tomato, Seeded & Well Chopped

3Tbls. Green Onion, Well Chopped

1 Cup Low-Fat Cheddar Cheese, Shredded

½ Cup Light Sour Cream, Optional

Wash potatoes and poke with a fork. Bake in an oven at 425°F for 45 minutes or till you can easily insert a fork; cool. Cut each potato into 4 wedges, lengthwise. Remove the inside of each potato wedge. Cover and refrigerate the insides of the potato wedges for another use. In a small bowl mix together olive oil, chili powder,salt, and the Tabasco sauce. Take a pastry brush and brush the inside of the potato wedges with the oil mixture. Place the wedges on a large baking sheet in a row. Sprinkle the wedges with next 3 ingredients and top with cheese. Bake about 12 minutes or till potato wedges are heated all the way through. Serve with sour cream, if it is desired.

Nutrition Facts: 48 calories, 1g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 97mg sodium, 8g carbohydrates, 1g fiber, 2g protein.

Exchange: 1/2 Starch

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