Roasted Jacket Potatoes

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Roast Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 6 medium smooth oval potatoes
  • 1 spring onion finely chopped
  • 1 capsicum finely chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper finely chopped
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper finely chopped
  • 1 chilli finely chopped
  • 1 garlic flake finely chopped
  • 10-12 mint leaves whole
  • 1/4cup - beaten cream
  • 2 tbsp - butter
  • 2 tbsp - prepared mustard paste
  • 1/2cup - grated cheese
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

How to Make Roasted Jacket Potatoes

  • Prepare a day ahead:
  • Scrub unskinned potatoes, and wash clean.
  • Boil potatoes till almost done, but still firm.
  • Refrigerate to use the next day or at least after 4-5 hours.
  • To Proceed:
  • Make criss cross slits 2/3 way down the elongated part of potato.
  • Make sure it stands firmly or slice of a very thin portion of what is now the base.
  • Apply a very slight pressure at the lower part of potato, with a closed palm.
  • This will open out the slits a bit.
  • Brush inside with butter, sprinkle a bit of salt in slits, keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add chilli, garlic, capsicum, stir.
  • Add all other chopped veggies except mint leaves, stirfry for 2 minutes.
  • Take off fire, allow to cool.
  • Add salt, pepper, cream, cheese, mustard, mix well.
  • Meanwhile, bake potatoes in preheated oven at 200*C for 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove, gently open out slits very slightly,
  • Carefully, spoon in veggie mixture into slits, pushing very gently.
  • Brush potato jackets with butter.
  • Return to oven, and bake again at 200C for 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove and garnish with mint leaves on the top.
  • Serve with hot chocolate or strawberry with cream.