BAKED POTATO WITH BEANS N VEGGIES IN TOMATO SAUCE

Been a long time since i posted a Recipe with potatoes n that too BAKED which is a Global Favourite.

Baked Potato can be used in combination with cheese & pasta as in italian, with beans n salsa as in mexican or can be had plain with some seasalt n herbs. It is so Versatile in its nature that u can combine it with almost anything you like.

Baked Potato is also very healthy as compared to Fried Potato & has a lot of benefits like it has very low calories, a lot of Vitamin C , potassium , Vitamin B6, also is rich in fibre, magnesium & antioxidants.

I am sharing with You the Recipe of BAked Potato with beans, veggies in tomato sauce but you can always use your imagination.

For the Baked Potatoes:

2 large jacket potatoes  ( big potatoes)

2 tsp Olive oil 

Preheat the oven to 250° centigrade 

Wash and pat dry the potatoes, apply Olive oil all over on the potatoes & put in a tin to bake for almost 50 to 60 minutes till the potatoes are baked well. Put a toothpick in the potato n check whether it is done.Remove from the oven & let Cool

For the Beans, Veggie stew in Tomato sauce;I can baked beans/ chickpeas 

3 tomatoes deseeded n pureed 

5/ 6 garlic cloves paste

1 onion chopped 

1 Green pepper diced

1 red pepper diced

1 zucchini diced n steamed 

1 small broccoli cut into florets n steamed 

2 tbsp Olive oil 

Salt n red chilli powder to taste

1 tsp Italian seasoning 

For the Garnish;

2 fresh red chilli chopped ( use dried if fresh is not available)

Few basil leaves chopped 

Method;

Heat oil in a broad bottom pan, add the garlic, onion & saute for 2 mins, add the tomato puree, Italian seasoning, salt, Red chilli powder n saute again for 3 minutes until it turns into a lovely red colour 

Add the red n green pepper n cook for 1 minute , then add the steamed zucchini n the broccoli n cook for a minute, finally add the Baked beans n 1 cup of water, let it come to boil n turn off the gas

To Assemble the dish;

Take the Baked Potatoes in a plate, add the stew either on the potatoes or spread around the potatoes 

Garnish with the fresh red chilli n basil leaves n Serve Warm!!!!!

U can also serve some Sour Cream with this Dish if U like…

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