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Spinach in a Jacket (Potato)

Jenny Gormley
Course Dinner, Lunch, Snack
Servings 1 person
Calories 424 kcal


  • 1 large Russet potato cleaned
  • 1 tbsp dill weed
  • 4 cups spinach chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • pinch nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup chickpeas mashed


  • Prick the potato well with a fork and bake on a baking sheet for one hour in a 400 degree F oven.
  • Steam the spinach for 1 minute or until wilted.
  • To the spinach add garlic, dill, nutmeg and set aside.
  • Once the potato is cooked, let it cool until you can handle it. Cut the potato in half lengthwise and scoop out the flesh.
  • Mix the potato and the mashed chickpeas and add the spinach mixture. Mix well.
  • Pile the mixture into the potato shells.
  • Return the potato to the baking sheet and brown under a preheated broiler for a few minutes.


Instead of spinach you could also use sweet chard or collard greens.


Calories: 424kcalCarbohydrates: 72.5g
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