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Two jacket potatoes with soured cream, cheese and bacon

Classic jacket potatoes

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Make the perfect jacket potato – crispy on the outside and meltingly soft in the middle

Nutrition: per serving (with soured cream and cheddar topping)
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal322
fat17g
saturates9g
carbs36g
sugars3g
fibre2g
protein9g
low insalt0.3g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 4 large baking potatoes
  • 200ml soured cream

Plus any or all of the following

  • 50g cheddar, grated
  • 4 crispy bacon rashers, chopped
  • 4 spring onions, thinly sliced

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Rub the olive oil over the potatoes and put on the top shelf of the oven. Bake for 20 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Turn down the oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5 and bake for 45 mins-1 hr until the skin is crisp and the flesh soft.

  • STEP 3

    Cut a cross on top of each potato, squeeze the sides, add the soured cream and your favourite toppings.

Goes well with

Recipe from October 2011, October 2011

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Rating: 5 out of 5.27 ratings
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