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Recipe: german-style baked potatoes

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german-style baked potatoes


  • 1 recipe German-Style Beef Sausage (recipe follows)
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced green cabbage
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 recipe Creamy Mustrd Sauce (recipe follows)
  • 4 hot baked medium russet potatoes
  • 1 pound ground beef (93% lean or leaner
  • 1/4 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground mace
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 cup chive and onion flavored whipped cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup Dijon-style mustard


Prepare German-Style Beef Sausage. Remove from skillet; keep warm.

German-Style Beef Sausage: Combine 1 pound Ground Beef (93% or leaner), 1/4 cup 2% reduced-fat milk, 2 teaspoons minced garlic, 1 teaspoon ground mace, 1 teaspoon pepper, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice and 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander in large bowl mixing lightly but thoroughly. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add sausage mixture; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 1/2-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally.

Cook bacon in same skillet over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes or until crisp. Add cabbage and vinegar; cook 5 to 7 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, as desired. Keep warm.

Prepare Creamy Mustard Sauce.

Creamy Mustard Sauce: Combine 1/2 cup chive and onion flavored whipped cream cheese, 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream and 1/4 cup Dijon-style mustard in small bowl.

Cut potatoes in half, lengthwise; open and fluff potatoes with fork. Top each potato with 1 tablespoon sauce. Divide sausage mixture evenly among potatoes. Top with cabbage mixture.

Test Kitchen Tips:
Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.
Creamy Mustard Sauce recipe will make 1 cup of sauce. Only 4 tablespoons are needed for this recipe. Use more as desired. This sauce may be made ahead of time.
You may substitute your favorite Dijon-mustard in place of Creamy Mustard Sauce.

Nutrition information per serving: 431 calories; 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat; 5 g monounsaturated fat); 87 mg cholesterol; 512 mg sodium; 45 g carbohydrate; 5.8 g fiber; 32 g protein; 9.2 mg niacin; 1.0 mg vitamin B6; 2.4 mcg vitamin B12; 5.0 mg iron; 20.9 mcg selenium; 6.7 mg zinc; 110.9 mg choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of fiber, protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium, zinc and choline.