Jacket potatoes with home-baked beans

Jacket potatoes with home-baked beans

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 1 hr, 30 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Cold nights require comfort food, and there's no better than jacket potatoes - give yours a health boost with home-baked beans

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal237
  • fat4g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs45g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre8g
  • protein8g
  • salt0.19g
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Ingredients

  • 4 baking potatoes
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

  • 1 carrot, diced

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • 1 celery stalk, diced

    Celery

    sell-er-ee

    A collection of long, thick, juicy stalks around a central, tender heart, celery ranges in…

  • 400g can haricot beans, drained
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 1 tsp paprika - choose sweet or hot depending on taste

    Paprika

    pa-preek-ah

    A spice that's central to Hungarian cuisine, paprika is made by drying a particular type of…

  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives, to serve

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Scrub the potatoes and dry well, then prick in several places with a fork. Bake directly on the oven shelf for 1-1½ hrs, until they feel soft when squeezed.

  2. After 30 mins, heat the oil in a pan and gently cook the carrot and celery for 10 mins until softened. Add the beans, tomatoes and paprika and cook gently for a further 5 mins until the tomatoes are softened and pulpy. Stir in 100ml water and the Worcestershire sauce, cook for a further 5 mins then cover and keep warm.

  3. Split open the potatoes and spoon in the beans. Scatter with chives and serve.

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Comments (7)

carrotnotstick's picture

Erm... how are these beans "home-baked" if the recipe uses tinned? Or do the 10 mins of heat-up pass for baking? Recipe looks good, but will try with dried beans myself...

highnoon's picture

This is listed as a 5:2 diet option. It is not a 5:2 diet option. You cut down on your carbs

uwinsc's picture
2.5

This was fine and easy to make but a bit plain. Next time I think I would add some red chilli and a bit more paprika to try to give it some more flavour.

jcf's picture

yummmmm.....baked beans within and jacket potato without....
beans, beans good for your heart, beans beans make u fart

donnadoo98's picture
5

This was a delicious and healthy meal. It was delicious on the jacket potatoes, and equally for breakfast in the morning. I added about a quarter of a teaspoon of hot chilli powder to give it more of a kick ontop of smoked paprika to the quantity the recipe suggests. I added a tablespoon of tomato puree, and this enhanced the colour and flavour of the tomatoes which could be lost with all the other ingredients. It was quite watery at the end, so I thickened it with a paste made out of water and cornflour and this gave it the thickness as often associated with baked beans. I'll definitely be making this again! :)

caroljefferson's picture

I checked calorie content of ingredients as I was sure it amounted to more than your recipe stated, 81 calories in the beans and 128 in the potato which was very small and not a baking potato at all, excluding other ingredients, please be more accurate on your calorie counting for those of us on diets!!

slinkystardust's picture
5

Another family favourite. I add a big dollop of marmite too.

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