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Potato & ham bake

Potato & ham bake

A delicious lunch or supper dish for all the family.

  • Preparation: 10 mins
  • Cooking: 30 mins
  • Serves: 4

What you need:

  • 750ml Oatly Enriched or Organic oat drink
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 500g small new potatoes
  • 300g runner beans, trimmed
  • 200g cooked ham, diced
  • 30g polyunsaturated spread
  • 50g plain flour
  • 1 tsp vegetable stock powder
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp snipped chives
  • 90g half fat mature cheddar cheese

What you do:

  1. Put the Oatly into a pan, add the bay leaves and bring to simmer. Turn off the heat and allow to stand.
  2. Cut the potatoes in half or quarters depending on their size, cut the beans into 2cm slices, slightly on the diagonal. Bring a large pan of water to the boil, add the potatoes and cook 5 minutes, add the beans and cook for a further 2-3 minutes, by which time the potatoes will be just tender, test with the point of a knife. Drain and tip into an ovenproof dish scatter over the ham. Heat the oven to 200ï‚°C (180ï‚°Cfan) gas 6.
  3. To make the sauce remove the bay leaves from the Oatly, add the spread, flour and stock powder, bring to the boil, whisking all the time until the sauce is thickened and smooth. Reduce to simmer for 1 minute then add the mustard and 50g of the cheese. Stir until smooth again and season if needed, add the chives and pour over the potatoes and beans. Scatter over the remaining cheese and bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes until golden on top.

Cook's tip:

Tip: if preferred, instead of the ham, cook 200 g bacon lardons gently in a non-stick pan in their own fat until golden, drain on kitchen paper. For economy, use canned ham or look on deli counter for an end piece of ham to cut up.

Nutritional information per serving GDA %

Calories 404 20

Sugar (g) 11.8 13

Fat (g) 15.3 22

Saturated fat (g) 4.7 24

Salt (g) 2.9 48

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Oatly oat drinks are a tasty, refreshing drink on their own and also make a great low-fat addition to a fruit smoothie. And Oatly is heat-stable, so it is also ideal for use in cooking and baking instead of dairy milk or cream. Everyone can enjoy the great taste and health benefits of Oatly.  Oatly is low in saturated fat and contains the soluble fibre required to help lower cholesterol levels:  just one 250ml glass of Oatly provides a third (1g) of the daily requirement of beta-glucans (soluble fibre) for cholesterol reduction as part of a healthy balanced lifestyle for those two out of three UK adults with a raised cholesterol level.

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