Jacket Potatoes

Serves 4
Time 1 hour 15 minutes


4 whole potatoes
Olive oil
Pinch salt

Ricotta, tomato & tuna
100g ricotta cheese
1 tbsp chives, chopped finely
½ punnet Perino tomatoes, cut into quarters
1 tbsp shaved parmesan cheese

Pumpkin and avocado dip
1 cup roasted pumpkin
1 tbsp tahini
½ tbsp lemon juice
Salt and pepper, to taste
½ avocado diced

Other toppings to use:
Rocket, torn
Grated carrot


Preheat oven to 200°C.

Pierce each potato over with a fork, rub with olive oil and pinch of salt and place on a baking tray in the oven for 40-60 minutes or until tender.

Take out of the oven, cut a deep cross in the top of each potato. Squeeze base to open the top slightly.


Ricotta, tomato and parmesan
Combine ricotta, tomato, shaved parmesan and chives in a bowl. Spoon into a warm potato.

Pumpkin and avocado dip
To make the dip, combine all of the ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth. Spoon pumpkin avocado dip into warm potato.


Health tip: avocados are a good source of vitamin E, a fat-soluble antioxidant and vitamin which protects cells from free radical damage.