Lucky Irish Twice Baked Potatoes

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Total Time:

1h 20min

Cook Time:

1h 10min

Prep Time:


Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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31 g
Total Fat
42 g
Total Carbs
14 g
55 mg
 Lucky Irish Twice Baked Potatoes

The luck of the Irish smiles on these cheesy stuffed baked Idaho® potatoes with California Avocado and guacamole.


Serves: 4
    Baked Potatoes
  large Idaho® Russet potatoes, scrubbed
Tbsp.  butter
1/4  cup  sour cream or plain yogurt
1/4  cup  milk
1/2  tsp.  salt
1/2  tsp.  Freshly ground pepper
cup  grated jack cheese, or grated cheddar-jack cheese
1/2  cup  chopped chives
  ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded, cut into chunks
  As needed  Salt and pepper, to taste
  As needed  Guacamole (see recipe below)
  ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks
Tbsp.  fresh lime juice
Tbsp.  chopped cilantro leaves
1/2  tsp.  salt, or to taste

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados



  1. Mash avocado chunks with lime juice in medium bowl.
  2. Add cilantro and salt; blend until creamy.

Baked Potatoes

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degree F. Bake whole potatoes in oven for 1 hour; remove potatoes and reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F.
  2. Let potatoes rest for 5 minutes, then cut in half lengthwise and scoop out potato flesh into large bowl. Reserve potato jackets.
  3. Add butter, sour cream, milk, salt, pepper, and cheese to potato in bowl; whip until creamy with electric hand mixer.
  4. Taste and adjust seasoning with additional salt and pepper.
  5. Gently stir in chives and avocado pieces.
  6. Spoon mixture into halved potato jackets and bake in 350 degree F oven for 20 minutes.
  7. Top each with a heaping spoonful of guacamole to serve.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve alongside a juicy steak, or serve as the main dish with a fresh green salad.

Beverage Pairings:
Delicious with a glass of Chardonnay.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

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Calories 480
Total Fat 31 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 12 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Total Carbs 42 g
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Total Sugar 3 g
Protein 14 g
Cholesterol 55 mg
Sodium 640 mg
Potassium 1289 mg

Vitamin A 988 IU; Vitamin C 27 mg; Calcium 272 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 127 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.2 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 20%; Vitamin C 45%; Calcium 25%; Iron 15%


*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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