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Tuna sweet potato jackets

Tuna sweet potato jackets

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

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

Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal238
fat3g
saturates2g
carbs44g
sugars13g
fibre5g
protein12g
low insalt0.32g
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Ingredients

  • 4 small sweet potatoes (about 200g each)
  • 185g can tuna in spring water, drained
  • ½ red onion , finely sliced
  • 1 small red chilli , deseeded and chopped
  • juice 1 lime
  • 6 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • handful coriander leaves

Method

  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 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.

RECIPE TIPS
VEGGIE ALTERNATIVE

To make a veggie version of these jackets, swap the tuna for some crumbled feta.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2010

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