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Fiery jackets

Fiery jackets

Perfect for Halloween or Bonfire Night, these fiery jackets will keep you warm if you're trick or treating or watching the fireworks!

Preparation: 10mins
Cooking: 1hr 10mins
Serves: 6

Per serving: 335 calories, 9.4 fat, 4.0g saturates, 10.3g sugars, 0.37g salt

What you need:

  • 6 baking potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1 (400g) pack lean lamb mince
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 green pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 10ml/2tsp ground cumin,
  • 10ml/2tsp coriander
  • 10ml/2tspsmoked paprika
  • 1/2-1tsp/2.5-5ml chilli flakes
  • 450g/1lb carrots, peeled and coarsely grated
  • 1 (400g) can tomatoes
  • 15ml/1 tbsp tomato puree
  • salt and ground black pepper
  • 45ml/3tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • Sour cream mixed with chopped coriander to serve, if liked

What you do:

  1. Preheat the oven to 220C/ Fan 200C/450F/Gas Mark 7. Scrub the potatoes clean, then place on a baking tray. Bake for 35-40mins or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, Heat a large pan or wok, add the lamb mince without any extra oil, and sauté over a medium heat for 6-8mins, stirring to break up the mince, until it is nicely browned. Add the onion, garlic and pepper and sauté for 2mins.
  3. Add the spices and carrots, cook for 1 min. Then add the tomatoes, puree and plenty of salt and pepper. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 10mins. Stir well, then simmer uncovered for a further 5mins or until the juices have thickened slightly. Adjust the seasoning.
  4. Split the baked potatoes and spoon a little of the mince mixture into each. Serve topped with sour cream mixed with chopped coriander if liked.

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