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
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
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…