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turkey potato boats recipe

Turkey Potato Boats

This is a great recipe for using leftover turkey.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Servings 4 servings


  • 4  large baking potatoes scrubbed and baked
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 c chopped onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 28 oz diced tomatoes
  • 2 c Rice Krispies cereal
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp hot pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1 c finely shredded carrots
  • 1 c shredded Cheddar cheese


  • Cut cooled potatoes lengthwise; scoop out potato to within 5 mm (1/4-inch) of skin. (Reserve potato for another use.) Place skins on baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
  • In a saucepan cook turkey, onion and garlic over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until turkey is no longer pink.
  • Stir in tomatoes, cereal and seasonings. Cover and simmer over low heat 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat; stir in carrots.
  • Spoon turkey mixture into potato skins. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Bake at 190°C (375°F) about 15 minutes or until cheese melts and potatoes are hot.
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