Savoury minced beef and tomato baked potato

Tasty alternative to sandwiches for lunch


This is a tasty alternative to sandwiches for lunch. Baked potatoes are versatile and you can add your own favourite filling.


Ingredients - Serves 2 Adults

  • 2 large potatoes, scrubbed but not peeled
  • 110g / 4 oz. of lean minced beef
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 slices of tomato
  • 1 dessertspoon of tomato puree
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 220°C / 425°F / Gas Mark 7
  2. Wash the potatoes, then prick them all over with a fork
  3. Bake in a pre-heated oven for 1½ hours or until the inside is tender
  4. For the microwave method, follow the instructions given in the manual
  5. Fry the minced beef, onion and tomato puree until well cooked
  6. Cut the potato in half and carefully scoop the centre out of the potato
  7. Mix this potato with the mince mixture, season with salt and pepper if desired
  8. Return the mixture to the potato skins
  9. Place in a hot oven and bake until warmed through and slightly browned on top
  10. Garnish with tomato slices

Serving Suggestions

Serve with side salad- lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, grated carrot and low-fat salad dressing

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Try different fillings such as bacon and sweetcorn or beans and cheese

About this Recipe

This recipe was adapted from 101+ Square meals

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Savoury minced beef and tomato baked potato

Serves

2 Adults

2 Adults

Cooking Time

90 Minutes

90 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

5-a-day

1 Of Your 5 A Day

1 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Baking Tray, Cutlery, Frying Pan, Mixing Bowl, Wooden Spoon

Baking TrayCutleryFrying PanMixing BowlWooden Spoon
1/2 the recipe contains
Energy
1252kj
297kcal
15%
Fat
5.9g
8%
Saturates
2.3g
12%
Sugars
6.1g
7%
Salt
0.2g
3%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (366g)
Energy342Kj 1252Kj
81Kcal 297Kcal
Fat1.6g 5.9g
(of which saturates)0.6g 2.3g
Carbohydrate11.1g 40.5g
(of which sugars)1.7g 6.1g
Fibre1.4g 5.2g
Protein4.9g 17.8g
Salt0.1g 0.2g

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