For a wholesome feast, try these baked jacket potatoes - with this assortment of delicious topping.
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Preheat oven to 220 - 730;C.
Scrub potatoes and brush skins lightly with oil to ensure a dry crisp surface.
Bake on a tray for 40-60 minutes depending on size, until cooked.
Slice potato in half.
Spread with a spoonful of dressing and spoon over desired toppings.
Hint: For an alternative way of serving, make a cross on top of potato with a knife. Press from the base to open up potato. Top as above.
Variation: Wrap potatoes in foil squares for soft melting skins.
Open foil and fold down to fill with toppings.
Serve hot in foil.
Equal quantities of low-fat natural yoghurt and reduced-fat ricotta cheese, and a few chopped chives.
You can try any of the following: Sliced avocado and lemon juice, Baked beans, Chopped tomatoes and olives Salsa (see recipe), Roasted eggplant strips, Roasted capsicum strips, Sliced and sautéed mushrooms Ratatouille, Chilli con carne, Lean ham and Pineapple, Creamed corn and tuna.Etc.