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Friday, June 9, 2017

Spiral Spuds

It's summer and time for cookouts, celebrations, and get-togethers!  It's always fun to have creative foods for your guests or your family.  These spiral spuds are easy to make and healthy, too.  I am a plant-based eater, so I don't use butter, cheese, sour cream, or bacon bits, but you could make them "loaded" spiral spuds, if you want by adding your favorite toppings.  I like to pull my spiral spuds apart and eat them humus or salsa.

Potatoes (I used large, red potatoes, but any baking potato will work.)
Coconut oil baking spray (If you're WFPB, skip the cooking spray.)
Tajin spice

Bake potatoes for 15 minutes. Don't over-boil because they will be mushy.
Let potatoes cool, and then gently run the skewers up the center of each potato.
Cut the potatoes at an angle on the skewer.
Gently pull the potato spirals open without breaking them. Some of them will probably break apart, but that's okay. ;)
Place on a baking sheet and spray a little cooking spray on each potato.
Sprinkle your spice on each potato and bake at 350 for ~30 minutes.  Just keep an eye on them since each oven is different.
Skewered, gently boiled potatoes

Cut potatoes at an angle for a spiral

Add spice and bake at 325

If you use cheese, just sprinkle the cheese on as the potatoes come out of the oven, and it will melt.

To serve, you could leave them on the skewers or gently pull them off and put them on a plate.  If you serve them at a party, leave the toppings around the serving plate so each guest can dress them how they prefer.  Enjoy! :)

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