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Jacket (baked) Potatoes      Veg   HT  ACC  90mins

Serves 4    Hot   Vegetarian  Vegan Vegetables  Healthy Eating   Accompaniment    Gluten Wheat  Dairy Free  Eggless



4 Baking Potatoes

Vegetable Oil


Butter, crème fraiche or soured cream to serve (optional -  not suitable for Vegans)




1. Preheat the oven to 190C, 375F, Gas mark 5.


2. Wash and scrub the potatoes. Dry thoroughly with kitchen paper. Prick the skins or score with a knife. Rub vegetable oil and salt into the skins.


3. Place directly on a middle shelf in the oven and bake for 1 to 1-1/2 hours depending on the size of the potato.


4. When cooked, make a cross in the top of each potato allowing the steam to escape, top with butter, crème fraîche or soured cream and serve immediately.


These baked potatoes can also be filled with a variety of ingredients such as tuna, baked beans,  cheese or Chilli and served as a main course.


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Key techniques required to make this recipe


Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

Freeze/Make ahead


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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife

Chopping Board


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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