Creamy broccoli jacket potato filling

Creamy broccoli jacket potato filling


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About this recipe: A good way to get kids to eat veg, these creamy broccoli jacket potatoes are just great on a cold day.

meady Glamorgan, Wales, UK

Serves: 2 

  • 2 just cooked baked potatoes
  • 100g broccoli
  • 100ml creme fraiche
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 50g cheddar cheese
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • salt and black pepper

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Wash and trim broccoli and cut into florets, cook in lightly salted boiling water for around 5 minutes or to your liking, then drain.
  2. Grate cheese and set aside.
  3. Mix the creme fraiche with the parsley and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Cut a cross in each potato and gently squeeze open, add 1 tsp of butter and a little of the cheese in each.
  5. Mix the broccoli and creme fraiche mixture together, then spoon it into the potatoes, sprinkle with the remaining cheese, pop under a grill for 5 minutes to heat through.


For the jacket potatoes, wash and pat dry, prick all over with a fork, rub the potatoes with veg oil mixed with salt and pepper, place on a baking tray and pop in a pre heated oven 200 C / 400 F / gas mark 6 for 1 hour or until skin is crisp and cooked through, if you like your skin soft then wrap in foil before cooking.

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So much nicer than it sounds. Whole family loved it, including the baby. Will definately be making again. Served with a salad. - 02 Mar 2015

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