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Toppings for jacket potatoes

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Takver Mon 04-Feb-13 21:50:41

YY to hummus, jackets with hummus & grated carrot salad is very good.

Our most common topping is a chilli tahini sauce - blend together either ripe tomatoes or at this time of year a jar of passata plus a couple of cloves of garlic, a slug of olive oil, same of balsamic vinegar, salt, a desert spoonful of light tahini & either some fresh chilli or enough chilli sauce to make it suitably hot.

LouiseFisher Mon 04-Feb-13 21:37:50

I usually put a scoop of Clippy's Apple, Tomato & Roasted Garlic Relish. It tastes absolutely amazing...and works incredibly well with cheese and tuna. Have you heard of it? It's a definite must-try!

Harrysmummysarah1 Mon 04-Feb-13 19:55:29

Today I did hard boiled eggs and ham chopped up and mixed into Hellmans light mayonnaise on a jacket potato lovely smile
Had lots left over so having it in seeded brown bread tomorrow for lunch .
Made a sandwich for dds out of it aswell they liked it

multitask Sat 02-Feb-13 09:37:21

A vegan alternative for me is hummus. I usually scoop out potato and mash in some hummus put it back in again, toast the top under the grill and it's yummy smile

Allalonenow Sat 02-Feb-13 07:24:59

Oh! Think I might have a baked potato with tuna and sour cream for lunch today.

nonpractisingVirgin Sat 02-Feb-13 07:17:24

Salmon with creme fraiche and chives

Harrysmummysarah1 Tue 29-Jan-13 20:25:03

All these ideas sound lovely.
Also thinking guacamole and cheddar cheese might work well together . If I melt the cheese first then add the guacamole after

ninjasquirrel Tue 29-Jan-13 17:27:26

Chopped leeks cooked slowly in butter + big pile of cheese. Tis yum.

DeafLeopard Tue 29-Jan-13 15:53:28

Ohhhhh jacket potatoes...that is exactly what I need for dinner having seen this thread now

TotallyEggFlipped Tue 29-Jan-13 10:45:23


TotallyEggFlipped Tue 29-Jan-13 10:43:48

Creamy mushrooms
Broccoli & stilton/cheddar
Sour cream & chives

TotallyEggFlipped Tue 29-Jan-13 10:41:02

Chilli con carne
Chicken tikka
Egg mayonnaise
Prawn mayonnaise
Tuna & sweetcorn
Bacon, cheese & sweetcorn
Chilli beans
Baked beans, cheese & bacon
Coronation chicken

I once had curry in a jacket potato. It was lovely. Also chilli.

TotemPole Tue 29-Jan-13 10:16:35

After you've cooked the jacket potatoes, cut them in half, scoop out the flesh and mix with other ingredients, spoon back into the skins, then put back in the oven for about 20 mins, until they're going brown/cheese is melted.

Finely chopped onion and grated cheese. Serve with baked beans.
Tuna, chopped fresh tomato, top with grated cheese. Serve with salad or peas.
Ham and cheese. + beans or salad.

Regular jacket potatoes are nice with ham and cheese sauce.

thereistheball Mon 28-Jan-13 19:52:19

the absolute best baked potato topping (apart from the beef stew I just defrosted) is plain old cottage cheese with a grind of black pepper. salad on the side.

Twinklestarstwinklestars Mon 28-Jan-13 19:44:46

I'm pregnant and keep craving them with chicken mayo and bacon, its lovely.

Harrysmummysarah1 Mon 28-Jan-13 19:29:46

I'm not the most creative cook
Obviously I do beans and cheese and tuna and corned beef etc
But looking for something a bit more exciting to have with them.
Any ideas?

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