Mexican Stuffed Potatoes


No taco shells in the pantry? How about stuffing a potato with all your favorite taco ingredients?



  • 1/2 pound extra lean beef, ground
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 4 medium yukon gold potatoes
  • 8 tablespoons low fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup roma tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup green onion, sliced
  • 1/2 medium avocado, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons sour cream



  1. Pierce potatoes and microwave the potatoes on high from 15 – 20 minutes until fork tender.
  2. In a medium sized non-stick skillet over medium heat, cook hamburger until no longer pink, then add salsa and heat through.
  3. Slice potatoes lengthwise and squish apart. Gently smash the insides with a fork.
  4. Top each potato with 1/4 meat mixture, 1/4 tomatoes, 1/4 green onions, and 2 tablespoons cheese each. Microwave on high for 1 – 2 minutes until cheese melts.
  5. Top each potato with avocado and 1 tablespoon sour cream.
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