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Mushroom Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Less is more with this recipe for stuffed potatoes! Shared with us by the South African Mushroom Farmers’ Association, this dish is lightly stuffed with mince and mushrooms, making it a dish worth ogling.

 

STUFFED POTATO

Serves: 4

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Preparation time: 40 minutes

 

Ingredients

4 large potatoes, steamed until tender

50ml olive oil

1 onion, finely chopped

250g lean lamb mince

250g button mushrooms, chopped and pan fried

2 carrots, peeled and grated

1 tomato, cubed

10ml tomato paste

Method

  1. Hollow out the potatoes and set the filling aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a sauce pan and add the onion and fry until glossy. Add the mince and allow to brown.
  3. Add the mushrooms, carrots, tomato and tomato paste. Season to taste with salt and black pepper
  4. Fill the potatoes with the filling and place onto a baking sheet and place into a preheated oven for 10 minutes at 180 degrees
  5. Serve while still hot.

Cooks tip: Use the filling to make croquets, Mush the potato, add 100ml grated cheese, 20ml grated parmesan cheese, 1 egg yolk and season with salt and black pepper. Form into small cylinders. Dip in egg them bread crumbs then shallow fry.

 

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