Sunday, June 5, 2011

NuWave Oven Recipe: Pizza Potato Skins

Here is our latest NuWave Oven creation, from our own kitchen - a new Family Favorite!

1 c. of your favorite tomato/spaghetti sauce
Shredded Mozzarella Cheese (low-fat and melts great)
1 c. of fresh, diced tomatoes
1 c. of fresh, diced white onions
Turkey Bacon (2 strips per person)
Russet Potatoes (2 potatoes per person)
Garlic Powder (not Garlic Salt)
Oil or Cooking Spray
Optional: Dipping sauces (sour cream, ranch, salsa, etc)

Wash potatoes and lightly coat your hands with oil and rub around outside of potatoes

Cut potatoes in half (do not peel)
If you want less potato – scoop out. We keep the potato in the skin

On the potato - lightly spread oil or use spray oil

Sprinkle Garlic POWDER and Oregano on top of each potato

Arrange potatoes on 4” rack – UPSDIE DOWN (see photo below)

Potatoes with Garlic Powder and Oregano


On shorter rack – place two strips of Turkey Bacon (per person – see photo below)

Turkey Bacon (on top)

Cooked bacon until extra crispy, approximately 20 minutes – blot with paper towel to remove any excess moisture/fat

The moisture/fat from the bacon will drip onto the potatoes, that is a good thing!

Once bacon is crispy cooked – remove from NuWave Oven - Dice bacon into tiny pieces. Set aside

While bacon and potatoes are cooking – if you have not already done so, dice up tomatoes and onions

Diced Turkey Bacon, Tomatoes and Onions

Cook potatoes on high for addt’l 25 minutes or until potato is light, crispy brown

Once the potato is crispy brown – (see photo below)

*Toppings (in this order)

  • Your favorite tomato/spaghetti sauce – do not saturate, just lightly coat the potato
Potatoes with Tomato Sauce

  • Lightly coat each potato with cheese.
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Diced onions
  • Diced Turkey Bacon Bits
Ready for Cooking!

Cook on high for an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted

(While cooking – clean up the kitchen from the cooking- saves you time and you don’t have to worry about it after your meal)

Be careful - they will be HOT - make sure you cool down a bit before serving!

Cooked Pizza Potato Skins (cut length wise, for easier handling)

Serve with your favorite condiments for dipping or eat without any sauce.

Add a fresh green side salad – and you have a great dinner the entire family will enjoy!

(c) C. Ragsdale 2011

Celebrate Your Finish, Charlene L. Ragsdale - Las Vegas, NV Certified Sports Nutritionist, Athlete and Public Speaker ~My Facebook Fan Page ~Follow Me on Twitter

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