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Better-for-You Loaded Baked Potatoes

These flavorful, fully-loaded baked potatoes made with Bison Cottage Cheese are a deliciously lighter alternative to traditional twice-baked potatoes.


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This recipe uses:


  • 1-1/2 cups Bison Cottage Cheese
  • 2 large or 4 small russet potatoes, washed
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 orange bell pepper, diced
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 strips of bacon, cooked and diced
  • 1/4 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  • Step 1

    Pierce the potatoes with a fork, place them in a microwave safe dish and microwave for 5-6 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Turn potatoes over and microwave for another 5-6 minutes, until they are tender.

  • Step 3

    While potatoes are cooking add Bison Cottage Cheese, cheddar cheese, bell peppers, green onion, bacon, and seasonings to a bowl. Toss together until combined.

  • Step 4

    When potatoes are done, let them cool to the touch. Cut in half with a knife and spoon the cottage cheese mixture evenly over the top of each one. Serve immediately and enjoy!