Cheesy Jacket Potatoes

A classic cheesy potato dish with mixed herbs. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Cheesy Jacket Potatoes

Main Ingredients Mozzarella cheese, Potatoes
Cuisine British
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Cheesy Jacket Potatoes

  • as required Mozzarella cheese
  • 2 medium Potatoes
  • for drizzl Olive oil
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • 1/2 cup Sea salt
  • 3-4 Black olives Pitted and sliced
  • 2 Bell pepper triangles
  • for sprink Italian seasoning
  • as required Chive juliennes


  1. Preheat oven at 200°C.
  2. Place 2 aluminium foils on a worktop. Place one potato on each foil. Drizzle some olive oil on potatoes and brush. Sprinkle some crushed peppercorns and salt and wrap them.
  3. Put sea salt on a baking tray. Place wrapped potatoes on top, put the baking tray in preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.
  4. Halve one potato. Grate some mozzarella cheese on top of one halved potato. Place 2 sliced olives to make eyes and a bell pepper triangle below to make a nose.
  5. Discard sea salt from the baking tray, place the prepared potatoes and gratinate in oven till cheese melts.
  6. To prepare a classic potato jacket, make a criss-cross slit on the remaining potato. Grate some cheese and fill it in the slits. Sprinkle some Italian seasoning on top.
  7. Place the prepared jacket potatoes onto a serving platter. Put some chive juliennes on top of eyes of halved potatoes to make hairs.
  8. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 361
Carbohydrates 56.3
Protein 9.9
Fat 11.1
Other Fiber Zinc- 1.3mg