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Fiery Jacket Potatoes – Halloween Countdown

Fiery Jackets

Preparation: 10mins Cooking: 1hr 10mins Serves 6

Per serving: 335 calories, 9.4 fat, 4.0g saturates, 10.3g sugars, 0.37g salt

6 baking potatoes, scrubbed

1 (400g) pack lean lamb mince

1 onion, chopped

1 clove garlic, crushed

1 green pepper, deseeded and chopped

10ml/2tsp ground cumin,

10ml/2tsp coriander

10ml/2tspsmoked paprika

1/2-1tsp/2.5-5ml chilli flakes

450g/1lb carrots, peeled and coarsely grated

1 (400g) can tomatoes

15ml/1 tbsp tomato puree

salt and ground black pepper

45ml/3tbsp chopped fresh coriander

sour cream mixed with chopped coriander to serve, if liked

1. Preheat the oven to 220C/ Fan 200C/450F/Gas Mark 7. Scrub the potatoes clean, then place on a baking tray. Bake for 35-40mins or until tender.

2. Meanwhile, Heat a large pan or wok, add the lamb mince without any extra oil, and sauté over a medium heat for 6-8mins, stirring to break up the mince, until it is nicely browned. Add the onion, garlic and pepper and sauté for 2mins.

3. Add the spices and carrots, cook for 1 min. Then add the tomatoes, puree and plenty of salt and pepper. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 10mins. Stir well, then simmer uncovered for a further 5mins or until the juices have thickened slightly. Adjust the seasoning.

4. Split the baked potatoes and spoon a little of the mince mixture into each. Serve topped with sour cream mixed with chopped coriander if liked.

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