Potatoes with Turkey Bacon


Lean ingredients, like low-fat cheddar and turkey bacon, help keep this potato side dish low in fat.

Cheesy? Bacon-y? Check and check. This potato side dish rocks lowerfat options to give this comfort-food favorite a healthy twist.


5 medium potatoes
8 slices cooked turkey bacon, broken up
1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt (as desired)
1/2 cup shredded low-fat cheddar cheese


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Cut potatoes into 1/2-inch to 3/4-inch cubes and place in large bowl.

Add all other ingredients (except the cheese), and mix with a spatula until coated evenly. Place in a casserole dish, cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 40 to 45 minutes (until potatoes are tender).

Turn oven off; sprinkle cheese over top; replace cover and let stand in oven for 5 minutes until cheese melts. Serve warm.

Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean protein




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