Baked Potato Stuffed with Ground Turkey and Fresh Cucumber

Turkey cucumber stuffed baked potato

It was Monday evening; I was tired and did not go shopping to cook anything special.  However, hungry people requested dinner and I had to improvise.  I created this recipe on the go while searching through my refrigerator.

Dinner turned out to be very yummy and filling.  Juices from meat and garlic spread soaked into potato and gave it an amazing delicious flavor.  This is a supper dish on the go, takes about 5 minutes to prepare and you do not really have to watch it while it is baking.

Baked potato  stuffed with ground turkey and fresh cucumber

2 Large new potatoes (one for each hungry person)

50-80 grams of ground turkey

1 fresh small cucumber

2 tea spoons of herbal garlic spread

Grated cheese (optional, I did not use it, but I think it would fit in this recipe perfectly).

Bread crumbs (very optional)

How to cook:

Wash potatoes very well.  With small knife cut out the middle of the potato, try to scoop as much as you can, thus you are able to fit more stuffing.

Turkey cucumber stuffed baked potato

Shred pieces of potatoes (the ones that you scooped out) using the small side of a grater, then shred cucumber.  Add ground turkey and garlic spread.  Add salt, pepper and other spices of your liking.  Mix everything well together (at this point also add cheese and bread crumbs if using those).

Fill up holes in potatoes with the mixture.  Press well.

Turkey cucumber stuffed baked potato

Heat oven to 380F, bake for about 35-45 minutes (potatoes should be soft when poked with a knife).

Turkey cucumber stuffed baked potato

Serve with sour cream.

Turkey cucumber stuffed baked potato


Thank your for visiting my blog and reading through this post.  If you liked it or tried the recipe, please, share your thoughts.  I really hope that your family and you enjoyed it.

You could also read how to make Eggplant stuffed with ground meat and shredded zucchini.  This is another interesting and easy recipe that is liked by many of my friends.


Easy, quick and yet very delicious recipe of baked potato stuffed with ground turkey, potato, and fresh cucumber. Can be served as a side dish or main course. Tastes best with sour cream.





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