Take a closer look at what you already have on hand and make the most of it. Leftover sandwich fixin's? Salad dressing hanging around? Fish out a few potatoes from that 5 pound bag and have dinner on the table in 15 minutes. Can you say double-duty? Nothing like getting a two for one out of ingredients you already have and making smart use of your valuable time by prepping the salad while the potatoes cook...
Ham and Cheddar Potatoes
Makes 2 servings
Prep: 5 min. Cook: 8 min.
TimeSaver: Make a green salad while the potatoes cook. Serve with Garlic-Red Wine Vinaigrette from the End of Summer Picnic on the Quad Tailgate Menu or your favorite commercial salad dressing.
Pierce 2 (8-oz.) potatoes several times with a fork and microwave on HIGH about 5 to 6 minutes or until tender. On separate microwave safe dinner plates, split potatoes and fluff with a fork. add a pat of butter to each potato. Chop several slices deli ham and a green onion. Sprinkle over split potatoes and top with a handful of shredded Cheddar (or Swiss, or whatever you have on hand). Microwave each potato on HIGH for 1 minute. Drizzle with Ranch dressing and sprinkle with cracked fresh pepper. Serve with a green salad.
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