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Jacket (baked) Potatoes      Veg   HT  ACC  90mins

Serves 4    Hot   Vegetarian  Vegan Vegetables  Healthy Eating   Accompaniment    Gluten Wheat  Dairy Free  Eggless

 

Ingredients:

4 Baking Potatoes

Vegetable Oil

Salt

Butter, crème fraiche or soured cream to serve (optional -  not suitable for Vegans)

 

Instructions

 

1. Preheat the oven to 190C, 375F, Gas mark 5.

 

2. Wash and scrub the potatoes. Dry thoroughly with kitchen paper. Prick the skins or score with a knife. Rub vegetable oil and salt into the skins.

 

3. Place directly on a middle shelf in the oven and bake for 1 to 1-1/2 hours depending on the size of the potato.

 

4. When cooked, make a cross in the top of each potato allowing the steam to escape, top with butter, crème fraîche or soured cream and serve immediately.

 

These baked potatoes can also be filled with a variety of ingredients such as tuna, baked beans,  cheese or Chilli and served as a main course.

 

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Key techniques required to make this recipe

 

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.
 

Freeze/Make ahead

 

Tips, Options and Substitutions

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Main equipment required to make this Recipe

 

Chopping Knife

Chopping Board

Saucepan

Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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