Baked jacket potatoes

Baked jacket potatoes

1 hour



  • 3 rashers bacon, trimmed, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup light sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chive
  • 250g low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1 small avocado, peeled, diced
  • 1 tomato, deseeded, diced
  • 420g can salt-reduced baked beans
  • 1/3 cup grated tasty cheese
  • 4 large (220g) Vivaldi potatoes


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 200°C. Scrub potatoes with a brush. Pat dry with paper towels.

  • Step 2

    Using a fork, pierce potatoes in about 6 places. Place directly on oven rack in the centre of oven. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until tender when a skewer is inserted into the centre.

  • Step 3

    Cut a deep cross in top of each potato. Using a clean tea towel to hold potato, squeeze base gently to open up top. Add your choice of topping and serve.

  • Step 4

    Topping one: Place baked beans in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until heated through. Spoon over potatoes and top with cheese.

  • Step 5

    Topping two: Combine cheese, avocado and tomato in a bowl. Spoon over potatoes.

  • Step 6
    Topping three: Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add bacon and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes or until crisp. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel. Spoon sour cream over potatoes. Sprinkle with bacon and chives.

    Serving size: 4
    Recipe courtesy of

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