Taco-style baked potato

Prep time 10 min cook time 60 min serves 1

It’s handy to keep left-over baked potatoes in the fridge. Simply heat through in the oven or microwave and add a topping for a quick and delicious meal. If your child likes a ‘creamy’ topping use low-fat crème fraiche or Greek-style yogurt.

Typical nutritional content (per portion)

387Calories 6gFat 2.8gSaturates 0.5gSalt 8.7gSugars

Ingredients

Potatoes (1 large potato per adult)

Topping (enough to cover potato)

Lettuce, shredded

Tomatoes, chopped

Scallions (optional) 

25g/1oz low fat cheese, grated

Method

Pre-heat the oven to 220°C/435°F/Gas Mark 7. Wash the potatoes, then prick them all over with a fork and cover with tinfoil. Bake in the oven for one hour or until tender. If doing in the microwave, follow instructions in the manual.

Fill with shredded lettuce, chopped tomato and scallions, if using, and top with low fat grated cheese.

Don’t have time to cook dinner? Why not try a healthy beans on toast?

Don’t have time to cook dinner? Why not try a healthy scrambled or boiled egg on toast?

Don’t have time to cook dinner? Why not try a healthy toasted salad sandwhich?

Don’t have time to cook dinner? Why not try a healthy porridge or low sugar/high fibre breakfast cereal with yoghurt and fruit?

Don’t have time to cook dinner? Why not try a healthy soup and bread or roll?

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