Jacket potatoes are a healthy and cheap meal and can be livened up with lots of different toppings.
Cooking them in the microwave speeds up the process considerably, but loses the crunchy jacket. By following the method below, the skin is kept dry which improves the texture when cooked.
1 medium baking potato (approx.350g uncooked weight)
Leek, Apple, Cheese and Bacon topping
Black pepper (optional)
15g reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
15g cooked bacon OR ham
1 eating apple
Leek, Apple, Cheese and Bacon
Skills used include:
Washing, weighing, measuring, chopping, grating, mixing/combining, mashing and microwaving.
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