Mackerel, pea & pesto jackets
For a creative take on a jacket potato, this easy-to-prepare dinner is both filling and flavoursome.
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Rate this recipe Serves 2 Course Main meal Prepare 10 mins Cook 1 hr Total time 1 hr 10 mins Share Print
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Ingredients Method Nutrition Ingredients 2 essential Waitrose baking potatoes 200 g essential Waitrose Petits Pois 4 essential Waitrose salad onions, thinly sliced 30 g essential Waitrose Lighter Soft Cheese 2 tbsp green pesto Essential Waitrose Smoked Mackerel Fillets, flaked Method
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.
Meanwhile, cook the peas in a large pan of boiling water for 2 minutes then add the salad onions and drain immediately.
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.
Spoon the filling back into the potato skins and serve immediately.
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