Jacket Potatoes

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Baked potatoes are simple to prepare, extremely versatile and nutritious. Serve on the side or with a filling as a complete meal.


3 potatoes (sebago)
rock salt
OLIVO,5 Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 slices bacon (chopped)
1 cup broccoli floret (steamed and chopped)
1/3 cup light sour cream
2 tbsps cheese (grated)


Preheat oven to 200°C.
Sprinkle a layer of salt onto a small baking tray (the salt on the tray makes the potato skins crispy).
Rub the potatoes with olive oil and place on prepared tray.
Bake for 1 hour or until skin is crispy and potato is cooked.
Allow to cool slightly.
Meanwhile, fry or microwave bacon until crisp.
Remove the flesh from the potatoes.
Place in a bowl along with the bacon, broccoli and sour cream.
Return the filling to 2 of the potato shells, piling it high.
Sprinkle with cheese and return to the oven.
Cook for a further 5-10 minutes or until cheese has melted.

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