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Baked potato

How to cook a flavourful baked potato

4 - 6

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

1 hr 15 mins

Cook Time

The definitive way to prepare this beloved classic.

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High Iron

Low Sodium

High Protein

Ingredients

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500g Quality Mark beef mince

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1 Tbsp olive oil

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1 small onion

finely chopped

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2 Tbsp tomato puree

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400g chopped tomatoes

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1 tsp mixed herbs

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4-6 large potatoes

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3/4 cup grated tasty cheddar cheese

Method

To Bake Potatoes

1

Preheat the oven to 180 C.

2

Make sure the potatoes are clean and dry. Rub them with olive oil and then sprinkle with salt. Pierce the skin and couple of times with a sharp knife. Bake in a roasting dish for 1 hour or until tender.

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3

Heat the oil in a frying pan, and cook the onion gently for 5-6 minutes, until tender.

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Add the mince, breaking up with the back of a spoon to form small pieces until cooked thoroughly and no longer pink.

5

Stir in tomato purée, canned tomatoes and herbs. Bring to the boil and simmer gently for 30 minutes until reduced and thick, but still moist.

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Cut the potato in half lengthwise, carefully scoop out the flesh leaving a .5cm edge of potato against the skin.

7

Combine the mince mixture with the potato flesh.

8

Fill the potato shells with the mince and potato mixture.

9

Sprinkle with grated cheese and place under a hot grill until the cheese is melted and bubbling.

10

Serve with steamed greens or a salad.

Nutrition Information per Serving (314g)

This dish is packed with essential nutrients including B vitamins, which contribute to many body functions including mental performance, vision and energy to name a few. This nutritional analysis is based on 6 serves.

Energy

1347kJ (322 kcal)

Protein

26.6g

Total Fat

12.6g

Saturated Fat

5.8g

Carbs

23.5g

Dietary Fibre

3.3g

Sodium

185mg

Iron

4.6mg

Zinc

4.6mg

Vitamin B12

1.7µg