Twice Baked Potatoes - Cook For Your Life- anti-cancer recipes
Twice Baked Potatoes
Servings: 6
Prep time: 30

We love these twice baked potatoes in the CFYL office! The cottage cheese and chives make for a light creamy version of the usual cheese-laden extravaganzas, but they are amazingly tasty for all that, the perfect comfort food. And they’re so easy to make too, a boon when you’re feeling tired or treatment has got you down. Trust us, these yummy spuds will hit the spot.


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil.
  2. Poke the potatoes a few times with a fork. Rub the potatoes with olive oil and salt. Place on the prepared baking sheet and bake until tender, about 1 hour.
  3. Peel one of the potatoes and mash with a fork in a large bowl. Cut the other 2 potatoes in half and using a spoon, scoop out the flesh and add to the bowl, leaving ¼-inch of potato on the skin.
  4. Mix the mashed potatoes with cottage cheese, ⅓; cup cheddar, chives, salt and pepper. Taste for seasoning. On the baking sheet, fill the hollow potatoes evenly with the mashed potato mixture, and sprinkle with the remaining ¼ cup of cheddar cheese.
  5. Return to the oven and bake for 15 minutes until well browned. Serve warm.


  • 3 russet potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ¾ cup cottage cheese
  • 3/4 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives or scallions
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Nutritional Information


200 cals


8 g

Saturated Fat

4 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

2 g


24 g


2 g


2 g


10 g


394 mg

*per serving

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Ann's Tips and Tricks

For a heavier, more calorie rich dish, substitute whole milk ricotta for the cottage cheese.




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