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Mackerel, pea & pesto jackets
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2 essential Waitrose baking potatoes
200g essential Waitrose Petits Pois
4 essential Waitrose salad onions, thinly sliced
30g essential Waitrose Lighter Soft Cheese
2 tbsp green pesto
Essential Waitrose Smoked Mackerel Fillets, flaked
1 Prick the potatoes and bake in an oven preheated to 200ºC, gas mark 6 for 1 hour or microwave for 8–10 minutes until tender.
2 Meanwhile, cook the peas in a large pan of boiling water for 2 minutes then add the salad onions and drain immediately.
3 Halve the jackets and scoop out the potato to leave a 5mm-thick shell. Roughly mash together the potato, soft cheese and pesto. Gently stir in the peas, salad onions and the mackerel.
4 Spoon the filling back into the potato skins and serve immediately.
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This recipe was first published in September 2014.