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Jacket Potatoes with Beefy Mince

The humble jacket potato recipe is at its best when baked in its skin, and it’s most delicious when smothered in a rich concoction of beef mince, cheese and fresh herbs and veggies. One of our most popular mince beef recipes, this dish is a winner at the appetizer table and great to have with a round of drinks.
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  • 4 potatoes (700 g), washed
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 500 g lean beef mince
  • 1 packet Continental Recipe Base Rich Beefy Mince
  • 1 x 130 g can corn kernels, drained
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 cup (250ml) water
  • 1 cup grated tasty cheese
  • 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped parsley

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Energy (kcal)

552kcal

Energy (kJ)

2306kJ

Protein (g)

37.4g

Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)

40.2g

Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)

36.2g

Sugar (g)

3.1g

Fibre (g)

4.0g

Fat (g)

26.8g

Saturated fat (g)

13.2g

Unsaturated fat (g)

8.1g

Monounsaturated fat (g)

6.0g

Polyunsaturated fat (g)

2.1g

Trans fat (g)

0.8g

Cholesterol (mg)

125mg

Sodium (mg)

788mg

Salt (g)

1.97g

Vitamin A (IU)

2604IU

Vitamin C (mg)

30.4mg

Calcium (mg)

40mg

Iron (mg)

4.19mg

Total

2207kcal

9223kJ

149.5g

160.7g

144.8g

12.5g

15.9g

107.1g

52.7g

32.4g

23.9g

8.5g

3.1g

501mg

3151mg

7.88g

10417IU

121.5mg

161mg

16.75mg


  • 1 Preheat oven to 180ºC.
  • 2 Wrap the potatoes in foil and place into the centre of the oven, allow to bake for 40-45 minutes or until cooked through.
  • 3 Meanwhile, heat the oil in a fry pan or saucepan and brown mince. Add the Recipe Base, corn kernels, carrot and water, stir well. Cover and simmer gently for 15 minutes, stirring regularly, until minced is cooked. Keep warm.
  • 4 Remove potatoes from foil and cut a cross in the top of each one, press sides to open and generously fill with the mince. Top with cheese and parsley. If desired, place under a preheated grill to melt the cheese until golden brown.
  • 5 Serve this beef mince recipe with a garden salad