Baked potato with mince and beans recipe

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  • Healthy
serves: 4
Cost: cheap
Cooking: 25 min
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    • 4 medium baking potatoes, pricked all over
    • 1tbsp olive oil
    • 1 red chili, sliced
    • 300g/10½ oz lamb or beef mince
    • 300g jar chunky tomato-based pasta sauce
    • 400g can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
    • 4tbsp fromage frais
    • Handful coriander leaves, to serve


    • Cook the potatoes in the oven at 200°C (400°F, gas mark 6) for 20 mins. Heat the oil in a frying pan, then add the chili and mince.

    • Stir-fry until the mince is beginning to brown, then pour in the tomato sauce and beans. Heat through for 5 mins.

    • Split the baked potatoes and fill with the mince mixture. Spoon over the fromage frais and scatter over a few coriander leaves before serving.

    Top tip for making Baked potato with mince and beans

    Any tomato-based sauce works well with this recipe - but look out for ones with a spicy kick.

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