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Simple and Delightful.

Ingredients

2 pounds new potatoes
Seasoned salt
Sour cream
Desired toppings

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Wash potatoes on a baking sheet and cover with aluminum foil. Bake 30 to 45 minutes or until tender. To serve, slice each potato crosswise into 1/4-inch thick slices. With a small spoon, scoop out a small portion of the center of each potato slice, creating a small cavity. Sprinkle potatoes with seasoned salt. Fill cavity with sour cream and any of the toppings listed below. Serve warm. Makes about 30 slices. Toppings: Red, gold or black caviar Crumbled bacon Chopped onion sauteed in butter Shredded cheeses Chopped green onion Fresh herbs

Kitty Walker
Princeton



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