There’s nothing quite like a crisp jacket potato, fluffy inside and loaded with a tasty topping. Simple to cook and deliciously satisfying, the jacket potato is a great zero waste anytime all-rounder and a dish that all ages love.
Now we’re spending more time at home, we’re after home-made lunches that are easy, filling, budget-friendly AND tasty. That’s why jacket potatoes are perfect. They are packed full of flavour, are a great base for a variety of fillings and a source of fibre when you eat the skin. Leftover chilli to eat from last night? Trying out veganism? Wanting a no-fuss option? Just want to load up baked beans and cheese? Jacket Potatoes have got you covered!
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It’s lunchtime. You've got your jacket potato cooked just how you like it. But what topping to go for? How about this tasty combination of chilli and sour cream or maybe having with a nice prawn and avocado salad (you definitely deserve it).
Here’s our quick cheats guide below to getting the classic jacket potato - crispy skin outside but all heart-warming fluffy potato inside. Or take a look at our complete guide to cooking the perfect jacket potato...
The humble spud is not quite as humble as you may think when it comes to nutrition. Potatoes pack quite a nutritional punch, seeing as they are naturally fat-free, a source of potassium, salt-free and low in sugar. Potatoes are also gluten-free and when eaten with their skins on are a source of fibre. Find out more about potato nutritional information.
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Simple yet so tasty, the classic combination of pesto, tomato and chicken and yummy baked potato.
Fluffy baked potato with a 'bonfire' topping of melted cheese, bacon, kidney beans, spring onion and a touch of smokey paprika.
Crispy potato skins with ham, shredded cabbage and cheese.
Really simple to make, and pretty tasty too! Why not mix up a bowl of the filling and share around the table - there'll always be room for more with this one!
Twice-baked might sound complicated, but these guys are a doddle to whip up, and well worth it at the end.
There’s nothing quite like enjoying crisp and crunchy jacket potato with fluffy insides loaded with tasty fillings. Also known as a baked potato, you can whip one up in the oven or microwave for a delicious, satisfying and filling meal. It may not be rocket science but we want your spud to be splendid so here are some tips on how to make jacket potatoes perfect every time!
Knowing how to store potatoes correctly not only elongates the shelf life of your spuds but also retains the quality. This means your meals are going to be much better off for it. Feast on our insightful and helpful tips to ensure your potatoes are the best they can be when it comes to cooking up your next meal.