Italian Zucchini-Topped Baked Potato


Quick-sautéed zuke with herbs and a little cheese adds punch to a plain potato without overdoing it on the fat, sodium and calories.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
1 serving


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • ¼ cup chopped zucchini

  • ¼ cup canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained

  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning, crushed

  • ¼ cup shredded Italian-blend cheese (1 ounce)

  • 1 6-ounce russet potato, baked


  1. Coat a small nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Cook zucchini, tomatoes, and Italian seasoning over medium heat until zucchini is tender, about 8 minutes. Stir in cheese. Top potato with zucchini mixture.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

281 Calories
7g Fat
42g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 281
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 12g 25%
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Vitamin C 24mg 26%
Folate 51mcg 13%
Sodium 274mg 12%
Calcium 248mg 19%
Iron 2mg 12%
Magnesium 56mg 13%
Potassium 1009mg 21%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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