Tuna sweet potato jackets

Tuna sweet potato jackets

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(62 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 4
If your standby supper is baked potatoes with tuna, switch to sweet potatoes and a fresh, spicy topping - budget-friendly and low-fat too

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition:

  • kcal238
  • fat3g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs44g
  • sugars13g
  • fibre5g
  • protein12g
  • salt0.32g
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Ingredients

  • 4 small sweet potatoes (about 200g each)
    Sweet potatoes

    Sweet potato

    sweet po-tate-toe

    Sweet potatoes have a creamy texture and a sweet-spicy flavour that makes them ideal for savoury…

  • 185g can tuna in spring water, drained
    Tuna

    Tuna

    tune-ah

    A member of the mackerel family, tuna are mainly found in the world's warmer oceans. They…

  • ½ red onion, finely sliced
  • 1 small red chilli, deseeded and chopped
    Chillies

    Chilli

    chill-ee

    Part of the capsicum family, chillies come in scores of varieties and colours (from green…

  • juice 1 lime
    Lime

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 6 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • handful coriander leaves

Method

  1. Scrub the sweet potatoes and prick all over with a fork. Place on a microwaveable plate and cook on High for 18-20 mins, or until tender. Split in half and place each one, cut-side up, on a serving plate.

  2. Flake the drained tuna with a fork and divide between the sweet potatoes. Top with the red onion and chilli, then squeeze over the lime juice. Top with a dollop of yogurt and scatter over the coriander, to serve.

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barbz143
6th Feb, 2015
Quick to serve and looks delicious wanna try that one at home. gain targeted twitter followers
Foodfayre
15th Oct, 2014
5.05
Quick, simple, delicious and really filling. Loved this dish!!
Foodfayre
15th Oct, 2014
5.05
Quick, simple, filling & delicious!
emmak89
11th Oct, 2014
5.05
I love this! Great balance of flavours... Particularly the lime, I wouldn't have thought of it myself, but it's perfect :) will be making again!
donkeyteapot
6th Jul, 2014
Given that 4x baking potatoes costs £1 in my local supermarket, and sweet potatoes are approx £1 each, I'm not sure how switching to sweet potatoes makes it a cheap meal?
add-zawk
1st May, 2014
5.05
That was my first adventure with sweet potato, and even though I don't like the combination of sweet and savoury my fear of them is now gone. This was delicious!
Vikki Uren
14th Apr, 2014
5.05
This is so quick and really simple. It's delicious and very filling with a simple salad. Even the husband loved it!
emmasidders
14th Jan, 2014
Made this tonight, sooooo tasty defo going to make again! Yum.
Lauren0840
18th Sep, 2013
This is a really lovely dish. I didn't go too heavy on the coriander as I'm not a massive fan of a heavily aniseed taste. Works equally well with a typical jacket potato as well as the sweet.
susiejersey
30th May, 2013
5.05
Delicious and filling- and so easy ! Will be making again

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