Cheesy Jacket Potato

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Cheesy Jacket Potato

CHEESY JACKET POTATOES
Cheesy jacket potatoes are such delectable snacks that you don’t want to stop after one. The par boiled potatoes are stuffed with cheesy masala potatoes and finally pan roasted. This roasting can be done in a pan or an oven. The final roasting makes the skin of potatoes super crisp, which truly is unmatched and divine to taste

These jacket potatoes are perfect to eat as a finger food and ideal for picnics, kitty parties and house gatherings. Easy to make these jacket potatoes need a few steps to be followed. Firstly, the potatoes are boiled hard until they are cooked up to 90%. These boiled potatoes do not require the peeling as the best part is their crisp skin. The potato flesh is scooped out and cooked with onion, tomatoes and the cheese. Small quantity of tomato ketchup and the cheese do the magic to lift their taste. This mix is stuffed into the potato cavity. And finally the pan or oven roasting make them incredibly yummy. In this way you come across such unique appetizer that deserves to be cooked repeatedly

INGREDIENTES
potatoes – 2 nos.
Finely chopped onions – 1 medium sized.
Chopped garlic – 2 teaspoons
Fresh tomato purée – 2 tablespoon
Salt, pepper, red chilly flakes and dried herbs – tastewise.
Grated mozzarella cheese – 1/4 cup.
Oil – 2 teaspoons.
preparation time  15 min.
cooking time  15 min.
Method
1- First of all, boil potatoes up to 90%.(They should not be too soft).

When cooled, cut in half lengthwise and scoop out most of its flesh from each with the help of a spoon

.STEPS TO MAKE THE STUFFING

2-  Heat oil and add garlic and sauté.
3-  Add chopped onions and stir.
4-  Add tomato purée, salt, pepper and herbs.
5-  Add scooped out boiled potatoes and mix.
6-  When cooled add half of the cheese and mix.

7-  Fill this mixture into the potato shells.

8-  Spread remaining cheese over potatoes and cook in a pan adding little oil. Cover the pan with the lid and keep the flame at possible low. Roast them for 10 minutes till perfection

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9-  The cheese will melt and potato skin will become crisp.

10-  Sprinkle some chilly flakes and dried herbs and garnish with some basil leaves. Enjoy  cheesy jacket potatoes!

.NOTES AND TIPS

* These jacket potatoes  can be finally roasted or baked in the oven for 10 minutes at 180 degree

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