Baked Potatoes with Spinach and Cheese

Baked Potatoes with Spinach and Cheese with step-by-step photos and detailed recipe. These Mexican Baked Potatoes in one word are simply irresistible and a versatile dish relished by everyone. It is a lip-smacking cheesy one-bite appetizer that is a favorite of kids and adults alike.

Moreover, Baked Potatoes can be prepared in various ways.  You can use different fillings of your choice and top with loads of cheese. It is also a crowd-pleaser snack that will vanish in no time. For being more creative you can use a combination of different vegetables and make this is a tempting snack if you are throwing a party at home.

Baked Potatoes with Spinach and Cheese | Baked Potatoes Recipe

For some more delicious recipes, please do check out Oil-Free Baked Potatoes and Spinach Corn Sandwich.

Baked Potatoes with Spinach and Cheese | Baked Potatoes Recipe

Baked Potatoes with Spinach and Cheese

Hetal Kamdar
Baked Potatoes with Spinach and Cheese with step-by-step photos and detailed recipe. These Baked Potatoes in one word is simply irresistible and a versatile dish relished by everyone.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 433 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 8 semi boiled potatoes
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup spinach finely chopped
  • 4-5 minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp pepper powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • a handful of finely chopped coriander leaves

Instructions
 

  • Firstly, parboil the potatoes in a pressure pan by giving just 1 or 2 whistles. Once the pressure releases open the lid and remove the potatoes aside and let them cool.
  • Then cut each potato into halves vertically with a sharp knife.
  • Scoop out the center of the potato with a spoon so that a depression is created to stuff the filling. Keep this mashed
  • Repeat the same procedure with all the potatoes and keep it aside.
  • Meanwhile pre-heat the oven at 180 C for 20 minutes.
  • For the stuffing, heat butter in a pan, and when it's hot add minced garlic, cook for few seconds, and now add chopped onions.
  • Saute it on a high flame for 2 minutes till it turns brown. Add chopped spinach, salt, and pepper.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes till spinach wilts and finally add the scooped out potatoes in it and combine everything well together.
  • Now take each scooped out potato, and fill it with 1 tbsp of spinach filling and sprinkle with grated cheese.
  • Bake in a pre-heat oven for 10-12 minutes till the cheese melts.
  • Finally, garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and serve it immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 433kcalCarbohydrates: 79gProtein: 16gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 213mgPotassium: 1919mgFiber: 10gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 1101IUVitamin C: 89mgCalcium: 216mgIron: 4mg
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Step-By-Step Recipe of Baked Potatoes with Spinach and Cheese

1. Firstly, parboil the potatoes in a pressure pan by giving just 1 or 2 whistles. Once the pressure releases open the lid and remove the potatoes aside and let them cool.

2. Then cut each potato into halves vertically with a sharp knife.

3. Scoop out the center of the potato with a spoon so that a depression is created to stuff the filling. Keep this mashed

4. Repeat the same procedure with all the potatoes and keep it aside.

5. Meanwhile pre-heat the oven at 180 C for 20 minutes.

scooped out potatoes for Baked Potatoes with Spinach and Cheese | Baked Potatoes Recipe

6. For the stuffing, heat butter in a pan, and when it’s hot add minced garlic, cook for few seconds, and now add chopped onions.

Baked Potatoes with Spinach and Cheese | Baked Potatoes Recipe

7. Saute it on a high flame for 2 minutes till it turns brown. Add chopped spinach, salt, and pepper.

8. Cook for 2-3 minutes till spinach wilts and finally add the scooped out potatoes in it and combine everything well together.

Baked Potatoes with Spinach and Cheese | Baked Potatoes Recipe

9. Now take each scooped out potato, and fill it with 1 tbsp of spinach filling and sprinkle with grated cheese.

Baked Potatoes with Spinach and Cheese | Baked Potatoes Recipe10. Bake in a pre-heat oven for 10-12 minutes till the cheese melts.

11. Finally, garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and serve it immediately.

Baked Potatoes with Spinach and Cheese | Baked Potatoes Recipe

Recipe Notes

  • If you are planning to make this recipe in advance, then select either small one bite-size potatoes or medium size. Avoid taking too big potatoes.
  • After scooping out the center, you can also deep dry the potatoes or pan fry it in butter, till it turns golden brown. However, this is an optional step.
  • You can also sprinkle salt and pepper on the potatoes before you stuff the filling inside.
  • Use a combination of mozzarella, processed, and cheddar cheese for different flavors.
  • Just before serving drizzle a dollop of olive oil for better taste.

Baked Potatoes with Spinach and Cheese | Baked Potatoes Recipe

Finally, for more Mexican Delicious Recipes check out these recipes

Mexican Beans and Corn
Flour Tortillas
Corn and Bell Pepper Quesadilla
Cheese Corn Balls
Veg and Cheese Enchiladas

 

Baked Potatoes with Spinach and Cheese | Baked Potatoes Recipe



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