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5 from 3 votes

Veggie topped baked potato

Give your baked potato some pizzazz and top it with cheddar cheese and broccoli.
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 6 people


  • 3 large baking potatoes
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen broccoli (or veg of choice) cooked and chopped
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • pepper to taste
  • 6 tbsp shredded cheese


  • Scrub and rinse potatoes.
  • Pierce each potato on all sides using a fork. Microwave on high for 6 minutes, taking out and piercing every 2 minutes until cooked.
  • Remove from the microwave and cut in half lengthwise.
  • Top each potato half evenly with the broccoli, green onions, and shredded cheese.
  • If desired, place back in the microwave for 30 seconds to melt the cheese.


  • Substitute other canned or frozen veggies
  • Try using a variety of cheeses
  • Shred your own cheese to save money
  • Try adding different dried spices
  • Add beans or tofu for more protein