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DIY Baked Potatoes

Place an array of toppings in the centre of the table and everyone in the family can select the topping of their choice  for their baked potatoes – guaranteed happy families.

Serves 4   (makes 8)      



  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/Gas 4.
  2. Brush the potatoes with olive oil and place in a roasting tin.
  3. Bake for about 30 – 40 minutes depending on the size until crispy on the outer skin and soft inside.  
  4. In the meantime fry the bacon until crispy and place in a small bowl.
  5. Heat a large frying pan with olive oil, saute the onions until softened and caramelized.
  6. Combine the chives and crème fraiche and place in a bowl ready for the table.
  7. Place the grated cheese in a bowl.
  8. Place the spinach, broccoli and sweetcorn in bowls.
  9. Cut a cross into each – season with a little salt and pepper and allow to cool slightly.
  10. Place everything on the table, ready for everyone to help themselves.