Sweet potato jacket with blue cheese & bacon, pecans & cranberries served on a plate

Sweet potato jacket with blue cheese, bacon, pecans & cranberries

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Prep: 5 mins No cook

Easy

Serves 2

Liven up a baked sweet potato with these punchy flavours. Use a pre-baked sweet potato to save time

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal551
  • fat27g
  • saturates12g
  • carbs55g
  • sugars32g
  • fibre9g
  • protein17g
  • salt2.1g
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Ingredients

  • 2 baked sweet potatoes
    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…

  • few slices of crispy bacon
    Bacon

    Bacon

    bay-kon

    Bacon is pork that has been cured one of two ways: dry or wet. It can be bought as both rashers…

  • 2 tbsp soured cream
  • 30g hard blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1 tbsp dried cranberries
  • maple syrup and pecans, to serve
    Maple syrup

    Maple syrup

    may-pul sir-rup

    The rising spring sap of a number of varieties of maple tree

Method

  1. Split the baked sweet potatoes down the middle and stuff each one with bacon. Top with the soured cream, crumbled cheese and cranberries. Crush the pecans in your hands and scatter over the potatoes with some black pepper. Drizzle with a little maple syrup if you have a sweet tooth.

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