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    Colcannon jacket potatoes

    A warming vegetarian supper, great for bonfire night.

    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 40 minutes
    • Total time: 50 minutes 50 minutes

    Serves: 4

    Ingredients

    4 essential Waitrose Baking Potatoes
    ½ essential Waitrose Savoy Cabbage, shredded
    350g tub essential Waitrose Cheese Sauce
    1 bunch salad onions, thinly sliced
    50g mature Cheddar, grated

    Method

    1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC, gas mark 6. Prick the potatoes with a fork and microwave on full power for 12–15 minutes until soft.

    2. Meanwhile, cook the cabbage in a large pan of boiling water for 4 minutes until tender. Drain thoroughly.

    3. Halve the potatoes and scoop the flesh into a bowl, leaving a 5mm-thick shell. Mash the potato flesh then stir in the cheese sauce, cabbage and salad onions. Spoon the mixture back into the potato shells. Transfer to a baking sheet and scatter over the grated Cheddar. Bake for 20–25 minutes until piping hot and golden brown.

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    Cook’s tips

    If you don’t have a microwave, bake the potatoes for 1 hour at 190ºC, gas mark 5 until tender before continuing with step 2. Try adding a spoonful of wholegrain mustard in with the cheese sauce.

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