12 Stuffed Potatoes to Teach You What Comfort Food Really Means

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Potatoes have played second fiddle to meaty main dishes and seafood suppers for far too long. Today it's their time to shine as the star of the dinner (and breakfast!) plate. Filled with quality substance from vegetables, grains, and even meat, stuffed potatoes are a meal all their own. And a darn tasty one at that!

Here are 12 savory and sweet meal-worthy stuffed potatoes you've got to try this fall. They are comfort food extraordinaire.

Whether you're crazy about sweet potatoes or classic Idaho spuds, potatoes are a blank canvas just waiting to get decked out and stuffed with your favorite ingredients.

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Don't forget about breakfast and dessert! Use any combination of maple syrup, cinnamon, apples, nuts, and even oatmeal to turn your sweet potato into an seriously sweet (and healthy!) treat.

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