Potatoes Two Ways

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Forgot to take pics on a plate.  

There’s no sugar in this post.  I know.  Y’all are wondering if you’re at the wrong blog or if I’m unwell.  😉  All’s well in rural route.  Occasionally I do bake savory and this one is a family favorite.  🙂

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Shrimp Stuffed Twice Baked.  This is so easy to make.  Bake your potatoes.  Scoop out and mash.  Add butter / sour cream / cheese / ranch / bacon (any of your favorite toppings).  Mix in shrimp.  Stuff.  Bake at 350* for about 20 minutes.  Top with cheese and put back in the oven just until the cheese is good and melt-y.   I make these a lot on Friday during lent.  I know a lot of people skeeve out at the thought of cheese and seafood.  Normally I’d agree but it works here (and can always be left out if it’s not your thing).

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Savory Potato Waffles.  When you make the stuffed baked potatoes you’ll always have some extra potato left over that won’t fit back into the jacket.  With the left over today I made up a small batch of waffle batter.  Left out the sugar.  And instead added 1/2 cup mashed potatoes.  Ranch in place of buttermilk.  Plus salt / pepper / garlic and onion powder to taste.

Cook like a regular waffle.  Top with cheese and broil til melt-y.

The twice baked is a definite keeper.  The waffles are not.  They were ok but nothing I’ll make again.  

****I’m editing this post add that the waffles turned out exactly like they were supposed to…like a savory waffle.  I just didn’t care for them.  I shared them because I still think they’re a great idea for something different if you like savory waffles.  It turned out I didn’t and just kept wishing they were blueberry instead.  Sorry for not wording that better.  🙂

Hope y’all are having a good week.  🙂

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6 responses to “Potatoes Two Ways

    • Thanks, Molly. 🙂

      I’m going to edit the post to say that I just didn’t care for them but others might. That’s actually why I shared them…incase others might be inspired to try their own. They turned out the same texture as a regular waffle. I think I just didn’t care for the savory nature of it. They sounded and looked good but when it came down to it I just wished they were blueberry. 🙂

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