Jacket potato fillings and toppings

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  • Jacket potato fillings are the most important part of making a baked potato for dinner.

    We love a good jacket potato and there are plenty of ways to enjoy them with these tasty jacket potato fillings. Easy to make, super delicious and versatile, the humble jacket potato is great for a quick mid-week dinner. And kids will love picking out different toppings to change things up a bit.

    Whether you’d love a healthy jacket potato filling like smoked mackerel or tuna – or something a little bit more meaty like spicy bacon or burger, we’ve got the perfect toppings right here.

    While just mashing it with butter and cheese is delicious, here’s lots more inspiration to help you spice up the humble spud for supper.

    Tesco Jacket Potatoes

    Easy jacket potato toppings: 

    • Minced beef and Cheddar
    • Tuna Tomato and chilli
    • Smoked mackerel
    • Cottage pie (yes, really!)
    • Spicy bean and bacon
    • Chicken
    • Mushrooms
    • Burger
    • Steak (Check out our top tips on how to cook the perfect steak here!)

    How to cook jacket potatoes

    You can cook jacket potatoes in a few different ways. Jacket potatoes can be cooked in the microwave, in the oven, in a slow cooker and even on the BBQ.

    There are a few different methods to cooking a jacket potato but the quickest way is to precook the jacket potato in the microwave. Pierce your potato with a fork or knife all over the potato skin and then wrap in kitchen towel and cook for 5-7 minutes (depending on the size of the potato) Once your jacket potato has be pre-cooked, carefully brush with oil and place on a baking tray in the middle of the oven. Cook for about 200C for about 20-30 mins.

    Take a look below at some of our favourite filling ideas. You’ll see there are loads of delicious jacket potato fillings you need to try. You’re welcome…