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Taco-Topped Potato

Rated as 4.18 out of 5 Stars

"THIS quick-and-easy recipe fits in well with a busy schedule. Along with a garden salad, it makes a nice light meal for two, but when we want something more filling, I'll serve this potato with a small broiled steak. -Linda Brausen, Janesville, Wisconsin"
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Ingredients

15 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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  1. Scrub and pierce potato; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 4-5 minutes or until tender, turning once. Let stand while preparing topping.
  2. Crumble meat into a shallow microwave-safe bowl; add onion. Cover and microwave on high for 2 to 2-1/2 minutes or until meat is no longer pink, stirring once; drain. Stir in salsa and Worcestershire sauce. Cut potato in half lengthwise; fluff pulp with fork. Top each half with meat mixture, cheese and sour cream.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in an 850-watt microwave. To prepare in a conventional oven, bake potato at 400 degrees F for 40 minutes or until tender. Cook beef and onion in a skillet until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in salsa and Worcestershire sauce. Assemble as directed.

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Most helpful positive review

This is a good way to use leftover taco meat. I did zap the potato.

Most helpful critical review

I gave this 3 stars as written. The meat with only salsa and Worcestershire is pretty bland. I remade them this week using regular taco seasoned meat and perked them up with homemade cheese sa...

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I gave this 3 stars as written. The meat with only salsa and Worcestershire is pretty bland. I remade them this week using regular taco seasoned meat and perked them up with homemade cheese sa...

This is a good way to use leftover taco meat. I did zap the potato.

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I nuked the potatos but browned the ground beef & onion in the saute pan. I added a few extra dashes of Worcester sauce for flavor and used Medium Chi-Chi' Garden Fiesta which had large chunks o...

Wonderful, quick, and easy! I put 2 potatoes in the microwave at once, for 10 minutes total (turning over after 5 minutes), then repeated with another 2 potatoes. I cooked the meat mixture on ...

I had some leftover baked potatoes and taco meat so I made this with it. My meat was seasoned with taco seasoning, but I think it would be good with the salsa minus the worc. sauce. I topped min...

Very good recipe. I made it just as it was written. My teenage son loved it!

The upside of this recipe is that it you can use leftover taco meat and you don't have to scoop out the potato. The downside is that the taste isn't mind blowing. It would probably work well as ...

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