Super Bowl Starters: Stuffed Couch Potatoes

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

One of the best parts of Super Bowl Sunday … the food! We checked in with some of the area’s top chefs for their favorite game day goodies. Chef Dante Bocuzzi shares his recipe for stuffed couch potatoes:

Ingredients:

Dante's Couch Potatoes

Dante's Couch Potatoes

-- 2 large potatoes
-- Vegetable oil to fry
-- 6 shrimp
-- 1/2 cup diced chorizo sausage
-- 1 cup arugula leaves
-- grated cheddar cheese
-- 2 tablespoons whole butter

Instructions:

-- Preheat an oven to 375°
-- Cover the potatoes with foil and bake the potatoes until fork tender for about 20 minutes.
-- Cool the potatoes and cut them in half lengthwise. Scoop out the center potato making a boat.
-- In a small pot of oil at 350°, fry the potatoes golden brown.
-- In a large sauté pan brown the sausage and shrimp with the whole butter.
-- Add the remaining innards of the potato and season with salt and pepper.
-- Fold in the arugula and wilt.
-- Spoon the shrimp potato mixture into the fried potato halves.
-- Grate cheddar cheese over the top.
-- Place the overstuffed potatoes into the oven to melt the cheese.
-- Spoon some sour cream on top and serve immediately.

For more Super Bowl Starters, click here.

Do you have a favorite family game day recipe? If so, send us a message on our Fox 8 Facebook page with the recipe and a picture of the dish.

You can watch the Super Bowl on FOX 8.

*CLICK HERE for continuing coverage on Super Bowl XLVIII.