Microwave Dill Tater Snacks

Prepared in the microwave, flavorful, filled potato cups can be ready in 20 minutes.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 20
 

Ingredients

3
slices lean turkey bacon
10
small red potatoes, unpeeled, halved (about 1 1/2 lb)
1/2
cup reduced-fat sour cream
2
tablespoons sliced green onions (2 medium)
1
teaspoon chopped fresh dill weed
Dash pepper
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
Fresh dill weed or parsley, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cook bacon in microwave as directed on package. Cool slightly. Crumble; set aside.
  • 2 Place potatoes, cut side down, in 12x8-inch (2-quart) ungreased microwavable dish. Add 2 tablespoons water. Cover tightly with microwavable plastic wrap.
  • 3 Microwave on High 9 to 12 minutes or until tender, rotating dish 1/4 turn halfway through cooking. Let stand 3 minutes. Drain; cool slightly.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix sour cream, green onions and 1 teaspoon dill weed. Turn potatoes over. If necessary, trim thin slice off rounded bottom of each potato half to make potatoes stand upright. Top each with dollop of sour cream mixture; sprinkle with bacon. Sprinkle each with pepper and Parmesan cheese. Garnish with fresh dill weed or parsley.
  • 1 Cook bacon in microwave as directed on package. Cool slightly. Crumble; set aside.
  • 2 Place potatoes, cut side down, in 12x8-inch (2-quart) ungreased microwavable dish. Add 2 tablespoons water. Cover tightly with microwavable plastic wrap.
  • 3 Microwave on High 9 to 12 minutes or until tender, rotating dish 1/4 turn halfway through cooking. Let stand 3 minutes. Drain; cool slightly.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix sour cream, green onions and 1 teaspoon dill weed. Turn potatoes over. If necessary, trim thin slice off rounded bottom of each potato half to make potatoes stand upright. Top each with dollop of sour cream mixture; sprinkle with bacon. Sprinkle each with pepper and Parmesan cheese. Garnish with fresh dill weed or parsley.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If 12x8-inch dish will not fit in your microwave oven, use a microwavable pie plate, and cook half the potatoes at a time. Microwave on High 6 to 8 minutes or until tender.

Besides making a tasty appetizer, these potatoes are also a good side dish for roasted meat or poultry.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
50
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.