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Could you make a "jacket potato" using swede instead?

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MushroomTree Sat 29-Nov-14 19:12:42

Just that really. I know you can make swede chips and wedges but what about baking one as a jacket potato alternative?

Anyone tried it?

theDudesmummy Sun 30-Nov-14 16:24:36

We do a swede bake instead of potato bake and that is brilliant.

NoArmaniNoPunani Sun 30-Nov-14 16:25:40

I thought you had to avoid all root veg on a low carb diet?

theDudesmummy Sun 30-Nov-14 17:24:12

Well I suppose it depends how low is low! Swede is lower carb than potato so I do use it at times as a substitute, but it's of course higher carb than green leaves, broccoli etc. If everyone else is scoffing my husband's divine potato bake at least I can have something half way there!

MushroomTree Sun 30-Nov-14 18:32:56

That's my thinking. Mostly I'm happy to go without but sometimes it would be nice to have a closeish alternative.

theDudesmummy Sun 30-Nov-14 21:11:38

Swede once a week is a good alternative!

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