4 baking potatoes
1 8-oz. container Tofutti herb and garlic Better Than Cream Cheese
2 Tbsp. margarine
1/2 block vegan cheddar cheese, shredded
1 Tbsp. Italian seasoning
1 tsp. garlic pepper
Paprika, to taste
• Prick the potatoes with a fork and microwave for 5 minutes each.
• Combine all the ingredients except the paprika in a large bowl.
• Once the potatoes have cooled, cut them length-wise and scoop the centers out, leaving enough to keep the sides slightly firm. Add the potato flesh to the other ingredients and mash together.
• Spoon the mixture into the empty potato skins, top them with paprika, and bake at 350ºF for 15 to 20 minutes.
Makes 4 potatoes