Chili Stuffed Potato Skins

Chili Stuffed Potato Skins – Weight Watchers Recipe: If you love Mexican and American cuisines, try this hearty recipe for potato skins stuffed with chili con carne. These spicy potato skins offer a delicious alternative to traditional meat and potatoes.

Chili Stuffed Potato Skins

Chili Stuffed Potato Skins


Yield :

  • 8 servings
  • Smartpoints : 7

Ingredients :

  • Chili
  • 1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 1 cup tomato sauce (no sweeteners or spices added)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce of choice, optional
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • Potatoes
  • 4 large russet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Preparation :

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Pierce potatoes with a fork. Bake directly on oven rack for one hour, until cooked through. Alternatively, microwave potatoes for 5- 10 minutes until cooked through. Once cool enough to handle, cut the potatoes in half lengthwise and scoop most of the potato from the insides, leaving about 1/4-inch of potato in the skins around the bottoms and sides.
  • Increase oven temperature to 450. Rub potato skins with canola oil (skin and potato side) and place on a baking sheet, potato-side down (skin side up). Roast for 5 minutes, flip, and roast for 10 minutes on the other side. Flip and spoon chili into each potato skin.Bake for 5 additional minutes.
  • While potatoes are baking, make chili. Cook ground turkey in a skillet over medium-high heat for 8 to 10 minutes, until cooked through.
  • In a separate pot, add olive oil and onions. Cook for 5 minutes, until translucent and softened.
  • Add garlic and cook for additional 30 seconds. Add tomato sauce, corn, beans, cumin, chili powder, salt, and hot sauce, if using, and stir. Add ground turkey and allow to simmer over medium heat for 20 minutes.
  • Once chili potato skins are done, garnish with cilantro and enjoy. A dollop of plain Greek yogurt or nonfat sourcream can be added to each.

Nutritional Info :

  • Yields: 8 servings
  • Calories: 266
  • Total Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 39mg
  • Sodium: 543mg
  • Carbohydrates: 31g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Protein: 17g
  • SmartPoints value : 7

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