25 Jan

Cheeky Baked Jacket Potato with Cheese and Crusty top

Cheeky Baked Jacket Potato with Crusty Cheese Topping and Crispy Green Salad

Serves 4
Prep time 17 minutes
Cook time 1 hour, 30 minutes
Total time 1 hour, 47 minutes
Meal type Lunch, Snack
Portion Size 357g
Nutrition Per Portion
Calories Sugar Fat Saturates Salt
344 5g 12.75g 4g 0.86g
Serves: 4
Calories: 344
Time: 1 hr 50 mins

Ingredients

Potato

  • 4 Potatoes Baking (Large)
  • 3 pinches Black pepper
  • 2 pinches Nutmeg
  • 100g Cheeky Cow Half Fat Mature Cheese grated
  • 1 tablespoon Chives Snipped
  • 2 teaspoons Chopped Parsely
  • 20g Fresh Bread Crumbs

Potato (Optional)

  • 25g Buttery reduced fat spread melted

Crispy Green Salad

  • 320g Lettuce iceberg shredded
  • 80g Pepper green (capsicum) de-seeded
  • 8 Spring onions sliced
  • 4 tablespoons Mayonnaise light

Directions

Advanced Prep
1 Wash well the potato and salad items. Pre heat an oven to 180ºC (350ºF) gas 4 and bake the potato for up to 1½ hrs or until thoroughly cooked. Pre-heat a grill to finish the potatoes.
Baked Potato
2 Cut the baked potatoes in half, scoop out the potato flesh, leaving a thick skin, place in a basin.
3 Mash well to a smooth mix, season with the pepper and nutmeg, mix in three quarters of the cheese, all the chives and half of the parsley.
4 Spoon the mashed potato mix back into the jackets.
5 Mix the breadcrumbs with the remaining parsley and cheese, lightly cover and sprinkle over the potato halves, cover with a little melted spread. Place on a baking tray and brown under a hot grill or in the pre-heated oven and serve.
Crispy Green Salad
6 Place all the salad items less the mayonnaise in a mixing bowl and lightly mix with a spoon. Cover with cling film and refrigerate until required for use.

Note

Equipment:
Cutting board, kitchen knife, spoon, bowl, baking tray, potato masher, spatula, saucepan

Cheeky Service Hint:
Serve with 120g (¼) of crispy green salad and a level tbsp of light mayonnaise.

Cheeky Handy Hint:
The same recipe can be adapted to sweet potatoes.

Cheeky Nutrition Hint:
Cheeky Cow Half Fat Mature Cheese has 50% less fat and saturated fat than mature cheddar and 36% less calories

Baked potatoes are low in saturated fat and salt and are a source of vitamin C and folate, when eaten with their skins on.

Vegetables, such as lettuce, peppers and spring onions are low in salt and saturated fat and one portion (80g) counts towards 1 of your 5 A DAY.