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Easy Cheesy Baked Jacket Potatoes

A simple baked potato with a twist. Make these delicious, cheesy potatoes for an easy, no fuss meal!

80 mins
6 ingredients
$2.15 / person
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Easy Cheesy Baked Jacket Potatoes


Serves = 4

  • 4 large potatoes, washed
  • 185g can tuna in Springwater, drained and tuna broken up with a fork
  • 1 cup frozen pea and corn mix
  • 1 medium avocado, seed and skin removed, then cut into small cubes
  • 1 cup shredded light tasty cheese
  • 2 spring onions, washed well, then white and green parts finely sliced

It’s this easy

  • Preheat oven to 200C
  • Prick potatoes all over with a fork, place in oven and bake for 45 minutes, until soft
  • Cut potatoes in half and scoop out the flesh (wait until they have cooled down a little)
  • In the meantime cook the peas and corn in the microwave with a small amount of water for 3-4 minutes
  • In a medium bowl break up the potato flesh with a fork, add tuna, avocado, peas, corn and mix together Spoon mixture back into potato jackets and sprinkle with cheese
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, until golden
  • Top with spring onions & enjoy!


  • Sprinkle with a small handful of fresh herbs to serve
  • To cut down the cooking time, zap the potatoes in the microwave on high for 10 minutes (flip after 5 minutes of cooking). Add the filling to the potato jackets, top with cheese and microwave for another 5 minutes


Nutrition Information (per serve):

  • Energy (2042kJ)
  • Protein (31.3g)
  • Total fat (14.3g)
  • Saturated fat (6.1g)
  • Carbohydrate (51.2g); Starch (46.3g), Sugars (4.9g), Added sugars (0g), Free sugars (0g)
  • Dietary fibre (11.4g)
  • Sodium (413mg)
  • Calcium (284mg)
  • Iron (3.1mg)


Contains: Dairy, Seafood, FODMAPs.
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