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Servings 4
Calories 509 kcal
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Total Time45 mins

Ingredients
 

  • 4 large baking potatoes
  • 6 rashers streaky British dry cured bacon, chopped into small pieces
  • 4 medium onions, peeled and finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 400 g chopped tomatoes in juice
  • 1 chicken Oxo stock cube
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree, optional
  • 3 tbsp cornflour or arrowroot
  • 2-3 tbsp cold water
  • 100 g grated strong cheese, optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 220C, Gas 7.
  • Wash the potatoes well, score around the lengthways just through the skin with a sharp knife (this stops them sometimes exploding in the oven)
  • Skewer with a teaspoon or metal skewer, and place in the oven. Cook for 1 hour or until soft and with crunchy skins.
  • Meanwhile, heat a saucepan and add the bacon and oil cook for 2-3 minutes, then add the onions and cook until nicely coloured, about 15 minutes.
  • Remove the potatoes from the oven, take out the spoons or skewers and, cut them in half lengthways, spoon the hot potato into a bowl. Keep the skins intact.
  • Add the bacon and onions to the potatoes, leaving them nice and chunky. Add a little salt and pepper and mix carefully,
  • Spoon the mixture back into the shells piling nice and high, then pack nice and tightly into a baking dish.
  • Bring the canned tomatoes, stock cube, vinegar and puree to a simmer.
  • Mix the cornflour or arrowroot and water and spoon into the simmering tomatoes until nicely thickened but not too much.
  • Spoon the tomato sauce evenly over the filled potato halves, and drizzle over a little extra virgin olive oil (and optionally sprinkle with cheese). Then return to the oven or grill until lightly browned.
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Nutrition Facts
Stuffed Bacon Onion Tomato Jackets
Amount per Serving
Calories
509
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
22
g
34
%
Saturated Fat
 
9
g
56
%
Trans Fat
 
0.04
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
3
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
8
g
Cholesterol
 
47
mg
16
%
Sodium
 
785
mg
34
%
Potassium
 
1374
mg
39
%
Carbohydrates
 
62
g
21
%
Fiber
 
6
g
25
%
Sugar
 
11
g
12
%
Protein
 
17
g
34
%
Vitamin A
 
426
IU
9
%
Vitamin C
 
30
mg
36
%
Calcium
 
269
mg
27
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword bacon, onion, potato
Course Latest from This Morning, Main Course, Vegetables
Cuisine British, ITV This Morning, Winter
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